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- ISBN: 9780198801085 | 0198801084
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 7/18/2017
Guillermo Cruces, Deputy Director, Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales, Universidad Nacional de La Plata,Gary S. Fields, Professor of Economics and the John P. Windmuller Chair of International and Comparative Labor, Cornell University,David Jaume, PhD student in Economics, Cornell University,Mariana Viollaz, Senior Researcher, Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales, Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Guillermo Cruces (PhD in Economics, LSE) is the deputy director of the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina (UNLP) and a research fellow at IZA. His research is focused on labor economics and distributional analysis in Latin America and the CaribbeanHe has published in journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Labour Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of Development Studies and Economia, and he has edited books and contributed to collective volumes and reports.
Gary Fields has been an Ivy League professor and researcher for more than 40 years. He conducts research and teaches courses on labour economics and development economics. He is the winner of the 2014 IZA Prize in Labour Economics, the top world-wide award in the fields. His most recent preceding book is Working Hard, Working Poor (Oxford University Press).
David Jaume is a Ph. D. in Economics student at Cornell University, and visiting researcher at CEDLAS. His work is focused on labor markets and income distribution in developing countries. He has published in the areas of economics of development and economics of education. He has also been a research fellow at CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, were he received his master's degree in Economics.
Mariana Viollaz has a PhD in Economics from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP), Argentina. She is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS), at Universidad Nacional de La Plata. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the ILR School of Cornell University where she did research on the growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America during the 2000s. Her research is focused on labour and development economics in Latin America and the Caribbean.
PART I: Introduction
1. Introduction and motivation for the project
2. Data and methodology
PART II: Cross-Country Analysis
3. Changing labour market indicators and the rate of economic growth in Latin America during the 2000s
4. Cross-country patterns: economic growth rate and changes in labour market indicators
5. Within-country analysis of the growth-employment-poverty nexus: additional evidence
6. Conclusions from the cross-country analysis
Part III: Individual Country Analyses
12. Costa Rica
13. Dominican Republic
15. El Salvador
Appendix 1: Evolution of labour market indicators over the 2000s by country
Appendix 2: Cross-country relationship between changes in labor market indicators and changes in macroeconomic variables during the 2000s
Appendix 3: Evolution of macroeconomic variables over the 2000s by country