Carmen Pages

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Research Economist

1300 New York Avenue, NW

Research Department

Washington, DC 20577

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (33)

The Economic Effects of Employment Protection: Evidence from International Industry-Level Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2433
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Alejandro Micco and Carmen Pages
University of Chile and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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employment protection legislation, employment reallocation, gross job flows, employment, firm entry and exit

The Economic Effects of Employment Protection: Evidence from International Industry-Level Data

IDB Working Paper No. 495
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Carmen Pages and Alejandro Micco
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and University of Chile
Downloads 109 (346,343)
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Patterns of Crime Victimization in Latin America

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper No. 408
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Nov 1999
Alejandro Gaviria Uribe and Carmen Pages
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 478 (83,761)
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Patterns of Crime Victimization in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Alejandro Gaviria Uribe and Carmen Pages
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 66 (470,414)
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Financial Turmoil and Choice of Exchange Rate Regime

IDB Working Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 521 (76,320)
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Investment Climate and Employment Growth: The Impact of Access to Finance, Corruption and Regulations Across Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3138
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Nov 2007
World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 509 (78,350)
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employment growth, investment climate, corruption, regulatory framework, finance

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Are All Labor Regulations Equal? Assessing the Effects of Job Security, Labor Dispute, and Contract Labor Laws in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4259
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ahmad Ahsan and Carmen Pages
World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 354 (119,483)

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Labor Markets, Labor Standards, Labor Management and Relations, Public Sector Regulation, Legal Products

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Human Capital Policies: What They Can Do and Cannot Do for Productivity and Poverty Reduction in Latin America

IADB Research Department Working Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 May 2002
Carmen Pages and Suzanne Duryea
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 287 (149,217)

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Social Security Coverage and the Labor Market in Developing Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2979
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Sep 2007
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Duke University and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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informality, old-age pension, social security, self-employment, Latin America

Social Security Coverage and the Labor Market in Developing Countries

IDB Working Paper No. 447
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 130 (304,635)
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Job Security and the Age-Composition of Employment: Evidence from Chile

Office of the Chief Economist, InterAmerican Development Bank (OCE) Working Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Nov 1999
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group
Downloads 162 (253,888)
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Job Security and the Age Composition of Employment: Evidence from Chile

IDB Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group
Downloads 80 (422,514)
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Social Insurance, Informality and Labor Markets: How to Protect Workers While Creating Good Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7879
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and World Bank
Downloads 241 (177,436)

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social insurance, pensions, informality, pay-roll taxes, redistribution, labor markets

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Minimum Wages in Kenya

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3390
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Mabel Andalon and Carmen Pages
University of Melbourne and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 204 (207,558)
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Kenya, employment, minimum wages, wage

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The Economic Effects of Employment Protection Legislation: Evidence from International Industry-Level Data

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Alejandro Micco and Carmen Pages
University of Chile and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 201 (210,424)

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Employment Protection Legislation, Employment Reallocation, Gross Job Flows, Employment, and Firm Entry and Exit

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Trade and Employment: Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

IDB Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Carmen Pages and Gustavo A. Marquez
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 181 (231,778)
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Human Capital Policies: What They Can and Cannot Do for Productivity and Poverty Reduction in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Suzanne Duryea and Carmen Pages
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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No Education, No Good Jobs? Evidence on the Relationship between Education and Labor Market Segmentation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3187
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Dec 2007
Carmen Pages and Marco Stampini
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 130 (302,841)
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labor mobility, segmentation, barriers to entry, skills, informality, Latin America, transition economies

No Education, No Good Jobs? Evidence on the Relationship between Education and Labor Market Segmentation

IDB Working Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Carmen Pages and Marco Stampini
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Labor Market Adjustment in Chile

Economia, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Feb 2005
Carmen Pages, Alejandro Micco and Kevin Cowan
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), University of Chile and Adolfo Ibanez University
Downloads 147 (274,273)

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The Cost of Job Security Regulation: Evidence from Latin American Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w7773
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
James J. Heckman and Carmen Pages
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 96 (374,613)
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The Cost of Job Security Regulation: Evidence from Latin American Labor Markets

IDB Working Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Carmen Pages and James J. Heckman
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (538,126)
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Part-Time Work, Gender and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from a Developing Country

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3994
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 95 (377,120)
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job satisfaction, gender, part-time work, job flexibility

Part-Time Work, Gender and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from a Developing Country

IDB Working Paper No. 555
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 47 (552,767)
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Financial Dependence, Formal Credit, and Informal Jobs: New Evidence from Brazilian Household Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4609
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Luis Catão, Carmen Pages and Maria R. Rosales
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 136 (291,472)
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credit markets, financial dependence, informality, Brazil

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Employment Protection and Gross Job Flows: A Differences-in-Differences Approach

IDB Working Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Alejandro Micco and Carmen Pages
University of Chile and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 133 (298,077)
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Who Benefits from Labor Market Regulations? Chile 1960-1998

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Who Benefits from Labor Market Regulations? Chile 1960-1998

NBER Working Paper No. w9850
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2022
Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Who Benefits from Labor Market Regulations? Chile 1960-1998

IDB Working Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Are All Labor Regulations Equal? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3394
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Ahmad Ahsan and Carmen Pages
World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 116 (327,532)
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employment protection, labor dispute resolution, contract labor, employment, India

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A Diagnosis of Chilean Unemployment

Series Estudios Economicos y Sociales Research Paper No. RE1-04-012
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 28 Feb 2005
Alejandro Micco, Carmen Pages and Kevin Cowan
University of Chile, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Adolfo Ibanez University
Downloads 113 (333,589)
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Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

NBER Working Paper No. w10129
Number of pages: 138 Posted: 05 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
James J. Heckman and Carmen Pages
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 76 (427,420)
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Do Employment Subsidies Work? Evidence from Regionally Targeted Subsidies in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3508
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
World Bank, Tilburg University and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 69 (450,197)
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employment subsidies, deadweight loss, formalization, social security contributions

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Investment Climate and Employment Growth: The Impact of Access to Finance, Corruption and Regulations Across Firms

IDB Working Paper No. 527
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 58 (494,534)
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Is Informality a Good Measure of Job Quality? Evidence from Job Satisfaction Data

IDB Working Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Carmen Pages and Lucia Madrigal
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Latin American Labor Markets in the 1990s: Deciphering the Decade

IDB Working Paper No. 408
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Does Expanding Health Insurance Beyond Formal-Sector Workers Encourage Informality? Measuring the Impact of Mexico's Seguro Popular

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5996
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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informality, Seguro Popular, Mexico, non-contributory social programs, social assistance

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Financial Dependence, Formal Credit and Informal Jobs

IDB Working Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Inter American Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 35 (604,881)
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Ties that Bind: Employment Protection and Labor Market Outcomes in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 309
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Carmen Pages and Gustavo A. Marquez
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 34 (610,864)
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The Value of Social Security: Are Formal Jobs Better?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9866
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Lucia Madrigal, Carmen Pages and Agustina Suaya
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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job satisfaction, informality, social insurance, Latin America

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Effects of Tariffs and Real Exchange Rates on Job Reallocation: Evidence from Latin America

Journal of Policy Reform,7(4): 201-218, 2004
Posted: 07 Feb 2016
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, McCourt School of Public Policy, United Nations Development Programme, University of Chile and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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Tariff reduction, Currency appreciation, Trade exposure, Intra-industry reallocation

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Productivity and Resource Misallocation in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-306
Posted: 09 Jun 2012
Matias Busso, Lucia Madrigal and Carmen Pages
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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