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Working Papers

2016

  1. Assessing the impacts of Mais Educacao on educational outcomes: evidence between 2007 and 2011
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Openness and Technological Innovation in East Asia: Have They Increased the Demand for Skills?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (7)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (9)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Asia-Pacific Development Journal (2010)

2015

  1. Investing in technical&vocational education and training: does it yield large economic returns in Brazil ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2014

  1. The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (16)
  2. The Wage Returns to On-the-Job Training: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2014)

2013

  1. Producing Higher Quality Jobs: Enforcement of Mandated Benefits across Brazilian Cities between 1996-2007
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of São Paulo (FEA-USP) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Trade and Labor Reallocation with Heterogeneous Enforcement of Labor Regulations
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)

2012

  1. Entrepreneurship Training and Self-Employment among University Graduates: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Tunisia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2016)
  2. Improving access to jobs and earnings opportunities: the role of activation and graduation policies in developing countries
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Inspeção do Trabalho e Evolução do Emprego Formal no Brasil
    Discussion Papers, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CeMMAP working papers, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2011) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2012)
  2. Explaining local manufacturing growth in Chile: the advantages of sectoral diversity
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2013)
  3. Firing Regulations and Firm Size in the Developing World: Evidence from Differential Enforcement
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Development Economics (2012)

2010

  1. Investment in job training: why are SMES lagging so much behind ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The Investment in Job Training: Why Are SMEs Lagging So Much Behind?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Mandated benefits, employment, and inequality in a dual economy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Enforcement of labor regulation and firm size
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2009)
  2. Minimum Wages in Developing Countries: Helping or Hurting Workers?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The incentives to invest in job training: do strict labor codes influence this decision?
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (21)
  4. The return to firm investments in human capital
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (4)
    CeMMAP working papers, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2005) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2009)

2007

  1. Inequality and Employment in a Dual Economy: Enforcement of Labor Regulation in Brazil
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Jump-Starting Self-Employment? Evidence among Welfare Participants in Argentina
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Openness and Technological Innovations in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Surveys
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2008)

2006

  1. Enforcement of Regulation, Informal Labour, Firm Size and Firm Performance
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Enforcement of regulation, informal labor and firm performance
    CeMMAP working papers, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (12)
  3. The Return to the Firm Investment in Human Capital
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Enforcement of labor regulation, informal labor, and firm performance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Local economic structure and growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Spatial Economic Analysis (2007)

2004

  1. The labor market effects of foreign-owned firms
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Economics (2007)

2003

  1. The Effects of Foreign Owned Firms on the Labor Market
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (29)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Entrepreneurship Education and Entry into Self-Employment Among University Graduates
    World Development, 2016, 77, (C), 311-327 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Labor Inspections in the Developing World: Stylized Facts from the Enterprise Survey
    Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 2016, 55, (3), 468-489 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Investing in formal on-the-job training: are SMEs lagging much behind?
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2015, 4, (1), 1-23 Downloads

2014

  1. The wage returns to on-the-job training: evidence from matched employer-employee data
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2014, 3, (1), 1-33 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Wage subsidies in developing countries as a tool to build human capital: design and implementation issues
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2014, 3, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Explaining local manufacturing growth in Chile: the advantages of sectoral diversity
    Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (16), 2201-2213 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4, (3), 64-89 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Firing Regulations and Firm Size in the Developing World: Evidence from Differential Enforcement
    Review of Development Economics, 2012, 16, (4), 540-558 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. On-the-job training and rigidity of employment protection in the developing world: Evidence from differential enforcement
    Labour Economics, 2011, 18, (S1), S71-S82 Downloads View citations (7)

2010

  1. Jump-starting Self-employment? Evidence for Welfare Participants in Argentina
    World Development, 2010, 38, (5), 742-755 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Openness and Technological Innovation in East Asia: Have They Increased the Demand for Skills?
    Asia-Pacific Development Journal, 2010, 17, (1), 63-95 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2009

  1. Enforcement of labor regulation and firm size
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37, (1), 28-46 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. The return to firm investments in human capital
    Labour Economics, 2009, 16, (1), 97-106 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Openness and Technological Innovations in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Surveys
    Journal of Development Studies, 2008, 44, (5), 701-727 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Local Economic Structure and Growth
    Spatial Economic Analysis, 2007, 2, (1), 65-90 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. The labor market effects of foreign owned firms
    Journal of International Economics, 2007, 72, (1), 75-96 Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

Books

2016

  1. Assessing Advances and Challenges in Technical Education in Brazil
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

2015

  1. Sustaining Employment and Wage Gains in Brazil
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

2012

  1. The Right Skills for the Job? Rethinking Training Policies for Workers
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
 
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