This is a list of some of my research papers. They are listed in chronological order.
The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform (Co-authors Estelle James and Rebeca Wong) University of Chicago Press. August 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0-226-39200-4 (reviewed in Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Volume 10 , Issue 1 December 2010 & Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 47, No. 2: pp 513-16. May 2009)
Critical Decisions at a Critical Age: Adolescents and Young Adults in Latin America (Suzanne Durvyea, Alejandra Cox Edwards and Manuelita Ureta, Editors) Inter-American Development Bank - Research Department Technical Series, Washington DC 2003.
Workers in an Integrating World. World Development Report 1995 (collaboration) Oxford University Press for The World Bank, 1995
Labor and Economic Reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean (main author) A Regional Perspectives Paper of the World Development Report 95. Washington: The World Bank, 1995.
Monetarism and Liberalization: The Chilean Experiment. With a New Afterword. Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1991).
Monetarismo y Liberalizacion: El experimento Chileno. Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Economica (1992) (Translated by Jose Luis Perez Hernandez).
Liberalization: The Chilean Experiment
(co author: S. Edwards). Ballinger
Publishing Co., Cambridge, MA. (1987). Selected
for the Choice Magazine's 1987-1988 Outstanding Academic Books List.
B. Journal Articles
“Impact of Social Security Reform on Labor Force Participation Rates of Pensioners and Non-pensioners: Evidence from Chile (with Estelle James) Journal of Human Capital 4 (2): 130-72, Summer 2010.
"The Impact of Private Participation and Countervailing Information on Disability Costs: Evidence from Chile." (with Estelle James and Augusto Iglesias) Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 8 (3): 291–320, July, 2009.
“The Effect of Remittances on Labor Force: An Analysis for Mexican Households using Propensity Score Matching,” (with Eduardo Rodriguez Oreggia) World Development 37 (5): 1004-14, May, 2009
The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform in Latin America,” (with Estelle James and Rebeca Wong) Well-Being and Social Policy 2005 (Bienestar y Política Social) 1,#1: 1-34.
Pension Reforms and Employment,” International Economics Journal 19, #2, June 2005: 305-19.
Gender Effects of Social Security Reform in Chile,” The World Bank Economic Review 16 #3 (2002) :321-43.
Social Security Reform and Labor markets: The Case of Chile,” (co-author Sebastian Edwards) Economic Development and Cultural Change 50 #3 April, 2002.
Labor Market Dynamics During a Period of Structural Change: California in the Early 1990s,” (with Lisa Grobar) Growth and Change XXI, #1 Winter 2000: pp 59-81 (see listing in SSRN).
Economic Reforms and Labor Markets: Policy Issues and Lessons from Chile,” (co-authored). Economic Policy 30, April 2000 (183-229). This paper is also available as a NBER Working Paper #7646 (April 2000). National Bureau of Economic Research-Cambridge MA. Tambien en espanol en Estudios Publicos #78, Fall, 2000.
Pension Projections for Chilean Men and Women: Estimates from Social Security Contributions” (translated to Spanish as "El Futuro de las Pensiones en Chile") Estudios Públicos #79 Winter, 2000
Trade Liberalization and Unemployment: Policy Issues and Evidence from Chile,” Cuadernos de Economia Year 33, Volume 33, #99 August 1996 (227-50).
La formacion profesional en America Latina: Nuevos remedios para un viejo paciente.” [Workers training in Latin America: New remedies for an old patient.] (collaboration) in Planeación y Desarrollo. vol. 25, Special edition “Lessons from Indonesia, Training for a new labor market,” 1994.
"Rates of Return to Education in Brazil: Do Labor Market Conditions Matter?" (co-author). Economics of Education Review vol. 12, #3, 1993.
"Macroeconomic Influences on Female Labor Force Participation: The Latin American Evidence". (co-author) Estudios de Economia June 1993.
"Markets and Democracy: Exploring Chile's Economic Future" (co-author). The World Economy Vol. 15, #2, 1992.
"Labor Supply Price, Market Wage, and the Social Opportunity Cost of Labor." Economic Development and Cultural Change 38, #1 (October, 1989): pp. 31-43. Reprinted in Cost-Benefit Analysis Edited by Arnold C. Harberger and Glenn P. Jenkings, pp 204-16. The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics 152. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2002
"Understanding Differences in Wages relative to Income per capita: the case of teachers' salaries." Economics of Education Review 8 #2 (1989): pp. 197-207.
"The Chilean Stabilization Program of 1973-1983" (Co-author Sebastian Edwards (UCLA)). Monetary Affairs (May 1988).
"Las diferencias Salariales no Compensadas: Implicaciones y Medicion en el Caso Chileno 1974-1980" ["Uncompensated Wage Differentials, Implications and Measurement for the Chilean Case, 1974-1980"] El Trimestre Economico (April, 1988)
"El Mercado Laboral en Chile Durante la decada
1974?1983: Problemas de Ajuste" ["The Labor Market in Chile During the
1974?1983 Decade: Problems of Adjustment] Cuadernos
de Economia (August 1987)
C. Book Chapters
The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform in Latin America, with Estelle James and Rebeca Wong. Chapter 4 in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas edited by Stephen J. Kay and Tapen Sinha Oxford U. Press, United Kingdom. December 2007.
in the Latin America and Caribbean Labor Market: The Remarkable 1990s” (with Suzanne Durvyea and Manuelita Ureta), Chapter 2 in Women at Work edited by Claudia
Development Bank, Washington DC 2004.
Reforms and Women’s
Chapter 9 in Women at Work edited by Claudia Piras,
InterAmerican Development Bank, Washington D.C. 2004.
"Labor Supply Price, Market Wage, and the Social Opportunity Cost of Labor,” (Economic Development and Cultural Change 38 (2)) Chapter 11 in Cost-Benefit Analysis. Arnold C. Harberger and Glenn P. Jenkins (editors) for The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics. An Elgar Reference Collection, 2002.
The economics of employment protection, and unemployment insurance schemes: Reflections on policy options for Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.” (2001) (with Cristopher Manning) Chaper 8 in East Asian Labor Markets and the economic crisis: Impact, Responses & Lessons. Edited by G. Betcherman and R. Islam. World Bank and ILO.
Wage Employment and Rural Poverty Alleviation,” (2000) Chapter 5 in Poverty in Latin America edited by Ramón López and Alberto Valdes. London: Mc Millan and New York: St. Martin Press.
Chile - Case 10 Part II: High Growth Economies” in Vocational Education and Training Reform: Matching Skills to Markets and Budgets, edited by I. Gill, F. Fluitman and A. Dar. Oxford University Press for The World Bank, 2000.
Is Protectionism Still Alive?” (1998) in Trade: Towards Open Regionalism. Conference Proceedings edited by S. Burki, G. Perry and S. Calvo. Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Washington DC: The World Bank: pp. 256-59
Labor Market Reform” (1998) in Preparing Global Professionals for the New Century. Issues, Curricula and Strategies for International Affairs Education edited by Michelle Cisco Titi. Washington DC: Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs. Pp. 30-33.
Job Security and Bargaining Power in Asia and Latin America,” in Rethinking Development in East Asia and Latin America edited by James McGuire. Conference proceedings. Pacific Council on International Policy and Center for International Studies - University of Southern California. (December 1997). Pp 123-25.
Labor market Regulations in Latin America: An Overview” (1997): Chapter 5 in Labor Markets in Latin America: Combining Social Protection with Market Flexibility, edited by S. Edwards and N. Lustig. Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press.
Trade liberalization and unemployment: Policy issues and evidence from Chile,” (1997) in International Trade and Labor Markets edited by Jitendradal Borkakotic and Chris Milner for the International Economics Study Group. London: MacMillan Press.
"The Economy," Chapter 3, in Chile, The Library of Congress Series, edited by Rex Hudson. Washington: Library of Congress. 1994
"Gender Wage Differentials and Changing Labor Market Conditions in Chile". in Legislation and Women's Employment and Pay edited by Carolyn Winter. Washington: The World Bank. (forthcoming)
"Gender Aspects of Labor Allocation during Structural Adjustment" (with Paul Collier, Judith Roberts and Kalpana Bardhan). Chapter 6 in Labor Markets in an Era of Adjustment, edited by D. Mazumdar and S. Horton. World Bank, Economic Development Institute, 1994.
"Labor Market Distortions and Structural Adjustment in Developing Countries" (with Sebastian Edwards). Chapter 2 in Labor Markets in an Era of Adjustment, edited by D. Mazumdar and S. Horton. World Bank, Economic Development Institute, 1994.
"Teacher Compensation in Developing Countries" Chapter 4 (pgs. 53-66) in Teachers in Developing Countries: Improving Effectiveness and Managing Costs. Edited by J.P. Farrel and J.B. Oliveira. EDI Seminar Series. Economic Development Institute of The World Bank, 1993.
Adjustment with Indexation: The Case of Chile between 1974 and 1980." In Latin
American Debt and Adjustment: External Shocks and Macroeconomic Policies,
edited by P. Brock, M. Connolly, and C. Gonzales-Vega. New-York.
Preager Publishers (1989): pp. 133-153.
D. Book Reviews
The Economy of Puerto Rico: Restoring Growth, Susan M. Collins, Barry P. Bosworth and Miguel A. Soto-Class, editors, Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press & Center for the New Economy. Economic Development and Cultural Change 57 #4 July 2009: pp 849-52
Reforming Pensions in Europe: Evolution of Pension Financing and Sources of Retirement Income, Gerard Hughes and Jim Stewart editors, Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA USA: Edward Elgar 2004. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 4 #2 July 2005: pp 219-20.
in the New Economy: Flexible Labor Markets in Silicon Valley, by
Chris Benner. 2002. The Information Age Series. Oxford, UK and Malden
Massachusetts: Blackwell. (with Lisa Grobar) Journal of Regional Science 44,#1
"Debt and Transfiguration?. Prospects for Latin America's economic revival. Edited by David Felix. Armouk, N.Y. and London: Sharpe, 1990." Journal of Economic Literature Vol 31, March 1993: 24-25.
Resource Development and Utilization S.I. Cohen. Hampshire: Averbury,
1994. Economics of Education Review Vol 15 #4, pp. 445-46 1996.
E. Other Publications
Chile’s New Pension Reforms (with Estelle James and Augusto Iglesias) National Center for policy Analysis Policy Report No. 326 March 2010
Disability Insurance with Pre-funding and Private Participation: The Chilean Model. (with Estelle James and Augusto Iglesias) World Bank Social Protection Discussion Paper 0801. January 2008
“Labor Market Reforms in Latin America: Consequences and Costs,” Chapter 3 in Latin American Development Priorities Costs and Benefits edited by Bjorn Lomborg. Cambridge: Cambridge U. Press 2009: 103-145.
“Overcoming Labor Market Challenges in the U.S.A., Chapter 4 in A New Paradigm for Social Welfare in the New Millenium edited by Lee-Jay Cho, Yoon Hyung Kim, and Sang-Hyop Lee. Korea Development Institute Press, 2005, pp 103-29.
“The Gender Impact of Pension Reforms: And Which Policies Shape This Impact," (with Estelle JAmes and Rebeca Wong) Social Science Research Network Electronic Library Nov 2003.
"The Impact of Social Security Reform on Women in Three Countries," (with Estelle James and Rebeca Wong) National Center for Policy Analysis Policy Report # 264 November 2003.
"Labor Market Analysis," (with Vicente Fretes-Cibils) in Mexico: Southern States Development Strategy The World Bank (forthcoming).
"Contingent Workers in California" (with Lisa Grobar) (2002) California Policy Options UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. The UCLA Anderson Forecast: pp 155-77.
Rural Labor Markets” Chapter 1 in Poland – The functioning of the labor, land and financial markets: opportunities and constraints for farming sector restructuring, The World Bank Sector Report #22598, Dec. 2001: pp. 1-32.
Women in the LAC Labor Market: The Remarkable 1990s,” (with Suzanne Durvyea (I.D.B) and Manuelita Ureta (Texas A & M ) presented at the VI Annual Meetings of LACEA. Montevideo – Uruguay, October 18-20, 2001 (Spanish Translation)
Social Security Reform and
Women's Pensions The World Bank, Gender Policy Research Report Working
Paper Series - February 2001
Economic Reforms and Labor Markets: Policy Issues and Lessons from Chile,” (co-authored). Economic Policy 30, April 2000 (183-229). This paper is also available as a NBER Working Paper #7646 (April 2000). National Bureau of Economic Research-Cambridge MA.
Labor Market Reforms and the Modernization of Labor Relations in Chile” Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas vol VI, #2 Fall 1999: pp. 285-306.
Labor Regulations and Industrial Relations in Indonesia” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper # 1640. The World Bank, Poverty and Social Policy Department, August 1996.
"Labor Market Legislation in Latin America and the Caribbean" World Bank, Latin America and the Caribbean Technical Department. Regional Studies Program. Report # 31, December 1993.
"The Brazilian Labor Market in the 1980s" World Bank Report No. 9693-BR. Country Operations Division , Country Department I, Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office. May 1993.
Wage Trends in Latin America A View from LATHR #18, Washington D.C. The World Bank, September 1991.
"Teachers' Salaries: International Comparisons". Entry in The International Encyclopedia of Education: Supplementary Volume Two (1990) Pergamon Press: Oxford.
Market Distortions and Structural Adjustment in Developing Countries,"
(co-author S. Edwards) National Bureau of Economic Research Papers Series
#3346, July 1990.