Rita Almeida

World Bank

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Return to Firm Investment in Human Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3851
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rita Almeida
World Bank
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Primary Education, Education For All, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Tertiary Education, Economic Theory & Research

Entrepreneurship Training and Self-Employment Among University Graduates: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Tunisia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6285
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Tertiary Education, Labor Markets, Skills Development and Labor Force Training, Employment and Unemployment, Small and Medium Size Enterprises

Entrepreneurship Training and Self-Employment Among University Graduates: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Tunisia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7079
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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youth employment, self-employment, entrepreneurship training, program evaluation, behavioral skills, soft skills

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Inequality and Employment in a Dual Economy: Enforcement of Labor Regulation in Brazil

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3094
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Rita Almeida and Pedro Manuel Carneiro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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enforcement, labor regulations, inequality, unemployment, informal sector

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Enforcement of Labor Regulation, Informal Labor, and Firm Performance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3756
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Rita Almeida and Pedro Manuel Carneiro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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Informal Sector, Labor Market Regulation, Labor Demand, Flexibility

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The Return to the Firm Investment in Human Capital

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1937
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Rita Almeida and Pedro Manuel Carneiro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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on-the-job training, panel data, production function, rate of return

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Local Economic Structure and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3728
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Rita Almeida
World Bank
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Local Growth, Knowledge spillovers and Productivity

The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6807
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - World Development Report, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Primary Education, Education For All

The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8059
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
World Bank - World Development Report, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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vocational training, active labor market programs, randomized experiment, private provision

The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 597, pp. 2115-2146, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
World Bank - World Development Report, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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Enforcement of Regulation, Informal Labor and Firm Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1759
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Oct 2005
Rita Almeida and Pedro Manuel Carneiro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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informal sector, labor market regulation, labor demand, flexibility, productivity

Openness and Technological Innovation in East Asia: Have They Increased the Demand for Skills?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5272
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rita Almeida
World Bank
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, E-Business, Emerging Markets, Technology Industry

Openness and Technological Innovation in East Asia: Have They Increased the Demand for Skills?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4474
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Rita Almeida
World Bank
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demand for skills, foreign direct investment, exports, firm level data

Openness and Technological Innovations in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Surveys

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2907
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
Rita Almeida and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank and World Bank - International Trade Division
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innovation, technology adoption, exports, imports, foreign ownership, firm level data

Openness and Technological Innovations in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Surveys

Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 44, Issue 5, 2008
Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Rita Almeida and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank and World Bank - International Trade Division

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Innovation, Technology Adoption, Exports, Imports, Foreign Ownership, Firm Level Data

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Investment in Job Training: Why are Smes Lagging so Much Behind?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5358
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rita Almeida and Reyes Aterido
World Bank and World Bank
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Education For All, Labor Policies, Microfinance, Primary Education, Labor Markets

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The Investment in Job Training: Why are SMES Lagging so Much Behind?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4981
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Rita Almeida and Reyes Aterido
World Bank and World Bank
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on-the-job training, firm size, firm level data, developing countries

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Jump-Starting Self-Employment? Evidence Among Welfare Participants in Argentina

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4270, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2902
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emanuela Galasso and Rita Almeida
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Self-employment, Labor Markets, Impact evaluation, Argentina

Does the Adoption of Complex Software Impact Employment Composition and the Skill Content of Occupations? Evidence from Chilean Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8110
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Labor Markets, Skills Development and Labor Force Training, Rural Labor Markets, Educational Sciences

Does the Adoption of Complex Software Impact Employment Composition and the Skill Content of Occupations? Evidence from Chilean Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Rita Almeida, Ana M. Fernandes and Mariana Viollaz
World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division and Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
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complex software, tasks, skills, employment structure, Chile

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Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5902
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
Rita Almeida and Pedro Manuel Carneiro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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informality, labor regulation

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Mandated Benefits, Employment, and Inequality in a Dual Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5119
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rita Almeida and Pedro Manuel Carneiro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Markets and Market Access, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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The Impact of Digital Technologies on Routine Tasks: Do Labor Policies Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8187
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
World Bank, Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and American University - School of International Service
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Science Education, Technology Industry, Technology Innovation, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Rural Labor Markets, Innovation, Scientific Information & Communications Technologies, Science Mathematics and Technology, Biotechnology, General Technology, Science Policies

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Explaining Local Manufacturing Growth in Chile: the Advantages of Sectoral Diversity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5891
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rita Almeida and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank and World Bank - International Trade Division
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Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Economic Growth, Political Economy, Achieving Shared Growth

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The Wage Returns to On-the-Job Training: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8314
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Rita Almeida and Marta de Faria
World Bank and Catholic University, Lisbon
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matched employer-employee data, wages, on-the-job training

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Assessing the Impacts of Mais Educacao on Educational Outcomes: Evidence between 2007 and 2011

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7644
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Fundação Itaú Social, Independent, Fundação Itaú Social and University of Sao Paulo
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Public Sector Management and Reform, Educational Sciences, Social Protections & Assistance, Economics and Institutions, Inequality, Non Governmental Organizations

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Trade and Labor Reallocation with Heterogeneous Enforcement of Labor Regulations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7358
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 May 2013
Rita Almeida and Jennifer P. Poole
World Bank and University of California, Santa Cruz
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employer-employee data, globalization, enforcement, labor market regulations

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Firing Regulations and Firm Size in the Developing World: Evidence from Differential Enforcement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Oct 2011
Rita Almeida and Z. Bilgen Susanli
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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firing regulations, developing countries, labor markets, enforcement, micro data

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Enforcement of Regulation, Informal Labour, Firm Size and Firm Performance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5976
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jan 2007
Rita Almeida and Pedro Manuel Carneiro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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Informal sector, labour markets, regulation, labour demand, employment, productivity

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Labor Inspections in the Developing World: Stylized Facts from the Enterprise Survey

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 55, Issue 3, pp. 468-489, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Rita Almeida and Lucas Ronconi
World Bank and Centro de Investigación y Acción Social & CONICET
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