Publications | ELLA
18
Feb
2015
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Minimum Wage and Informality in Ecuador

This paper studies the relationship between minimum wage and employment in Ecuador. In particular it investigates whether or not, and if so, to what extent changes in the minimum wage influence changes on the formality and informality rates, and the level of wages.

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23
Aug
2014
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

The Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Conditional Transfer Programmes and the Labour Market

This issue of 'Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean' by ECLAC and ILO looks at Latin American conditional cash transfers in the context of the labour market.

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25
Jul
2014
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Social Assistance and Labor Market Programs in Latin America: Methodology and Key Findings from the Social Protection Database

This Discussion Paper from the World Bank analyses the data collected for the LAC Social Protection Database and presents key findings in the area of social assistance and labour market programmes.

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23
Jul
2014
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Women in the Digital Economy: Breaking Through the Equality Threshold

Prepared by ECLAC for the twelfth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, this document systematizes and describes various dimensions that shape the way the region’s women participate in the labour market, and how they access and use the different elements of the digital economy.

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9
Jul
2014
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

The Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges and Innovations in Labour Training

This issue of 'Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean' by ECLAC and ILO looks at the transformations taking place in national vocational training and education systems in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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8
Nov
2013
GUIDE

Active Labour Market Policies in Latin America

In Latin America, active labour market policies are helping to improve access to decent jobs by disadvantaged workers and are also demonstrating the potential to reduce informality, underemployment and inequality.

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29
Oct
2013
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Spotlight on Publications: Labour Market Policies in Latin America

The publications presented in this Spotlight represent some of the key resources dealing with issues related to labour market policies in Latin America.

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18
Oct
2013
REVIEW

ELLA Expert Review: Active Labour Market Policies

Here Dr. Jürgen Weller, Senior Economic Affairs Officer at the Economic Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), offers his perspective on the ELLA knowledge materials on Active Labour Market Policies.

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14
Oct
2013
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS

Spotlight on Organisations: Labour Market Policies in Latin America

This Spotlight highlights some of the key organisations working on labour market issues in Latin America, including labour policy in general, social protection, employment, youth employment, labour training, labour migration, and labour intermediation.

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29
Aug
2013
BRIEFS

Labour Market Information Programmes

How can Labour Market Information Programmes improve the coverage, quality and efficiency of labour markets? This Brief provides key insights by drawing on experiences from across Latin America.

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1
Aug
2013
BRIEFS

Peru’s ProJoven Training Programme

Peru’s ProJoven programme has successfully supported younger and more economically disadvantaged generations to gain the necessary qualifications to secure better quality jobs.

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23
Jul
2013
BRIEFS

From Supply- to Demand-led: Labour Training in Latin America

Latin America’s approach to labour training programmes changed dramatically in the 1990s, shifting from a supply-driven to a demand-driven model. Many of these programmes have been rigorously evaluated, yielding useful lessons for other regions.

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