Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

James J. Heckman and Carmen Pagés, editors

Conference held November 16-17, 2000
Published in August 2004 by University of Chicago Press
© 2004 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):LS, LE

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ISBN: 0-226-32282-3

Table of Contents

Front matter, Law and Employment. Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean: James J. Heckman, Carmen Pagés (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to "Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin American and the Caribbean": James J. Heckman, Carmen Pagés (p. 1 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Measuring the Impact of Minimum Wages. Evidence from Latin America: William Maloney, Jairo Mendez (p. 109 - 130) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Labor Market Reforms and Their Impact over Formal Labor Demand and Job Market Turnover. The Case of Peru: Jaime Saavedra, Mhmo Torero (p. 131 - 182) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Effect of Job Security Regulations on Labor Market Flexibility. Evidence from the Colombian Labor Market Reform: Adriana D. Kugler (p. 183 - 228) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Determinants of Labor Demand in Colombia. 1976-1996: Mauricio Cardenas, Raquel Bernal (p. 229 - 272) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The Impact of Regulations on Brazilian Labor Market Performance: Ricardo Paes de Barros, Carlos Henrique Corseuil (p. 273 - 350) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Effects of Labor Market Regulations on Employment Decisions by Firms. Empirical Evidence for Argentina : Guillermo Mondino, Silvia Montoya (p. 351 - 400) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Who Benefits from Labor Market Regulations? Chile, 1960-1998: Claudio E. Montenegro, Carmen Pagés (p. 401 - 434) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Unions and Employment in Uruguay: Adriana Cassoni, Steven G. Allen, Gaston J. Labadie (p. 435 - 496) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Labor Market Policies and Employment Duration. The Effects of Labor Market Reform in Argentina: Hugo Hopenhayn (p. 497 - 516) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Labor Market Regulation and Employment in the Caribbean: Andrew Downes, Nlandu Mamingi, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine (p. 517 - 552) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Labor Demand in Latin America and the Caribbean. What Does It Tell Us?: Daniel S. Hamermesh (p. 553 - 562) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Contributors: (p. 563 - 564) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Author Index: (p. 565 - 568) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Subject Index: (p. 569 - 573) (bibliographic info) (download)
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