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Does the adoption of complex software impact employment composition and the skill content of occupations ? evidence from Chilean firms (English)

A major concern with the rapid spread of technology is that it replaces some jobs, displacing workers. However, technology may raise firm productivity, generating more jobs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8110 JUN 23, 2017

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Viollaz,Mariana Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive, because the poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reduction in the quality of life, among others, would be reduced. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7988 MAR 01, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco Taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, would be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112786 FEB 12, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses, Franciso Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)

This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7939 JAN 10, 2017

Martinez Aguilar,Sandra Natalia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, will be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112072 JAN 04, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses Ponzini,Francisco Juan Alberto Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Chile (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Chile. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109798 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Firm financing in Chile after the 2014-15 tax reform: debt or equity ? debt or equity? (English)

This paper analyzes the effects of the 2014-15 Chilean tax reform on firms' incentives to retain earnings and finance their operations with equity versus debt. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7861 OCT 17, 2016

Hernandez,Fernando Leonardo Disclosed

Productivity as the key to economic growth and development (English)

One of the most important lessons in economics is that productivity is key to economic growth. Productivity is defined in economic theory as the ratio of output over input. ... See More +

Brief 108092 AUG 01, 2016

Kim,Young Eun; Loayza,Norman V.; Meza Cuadra Balcazar,Claudia Maria Disclosed

Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)

This paper investigates differences in the composition of employment between exporting and non-exporting firms. In particular, it asks whether exporting firms hire more engineers relative to blue-collar workers than non-exporting firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7686 MAY 31, 2016

Brambilla,Irene; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)

The Central Bank of Chile (Banco Central de Chile, BCCh) and Chile’s Ministry of Finance, in their letter of January 9th, 2015, requested the World Bank to undertake a stand-alone Review of Standards and Codes (ROSC) module of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO). ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110707 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)

The Central Bank of Chile (Banco Central de Chile, BCCh) and Chile’s Ministry of Finance, in their letter of January 9th, 2015, requested the World Bank to undertake a stand-alone Review of Standards and Codes (ROSC) module of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO). ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110706 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial sector assessment program : assessment of observance of the CPSS-IOSCO principles for financial market infrastructures (English)

The Central Bank of Chile (Banco Central de Chile, BCCh) and Chile’s Ministry of Finance, requested the World Bank to undertake a stand-alone Review of Standards and Codes (ROSC) module of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO). ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110708 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial sector assessment program : detailed assessment report of the responsibilities of the authorities (English)

The Central Bank of Chile (Banco Central de Chile, BCCh) and Chile’s Ministry of Finance, requested the World Bank to undertake a stand-alone Review of Standards and Codes (ROSC) module of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO). ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110709 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial sector assessment program (English)

Chile has fairly developed payment, clearing, and settlement infrastructures. Sistema liquidación bruta en tiempo real (real time gross settlement (LBTR) is largely compliant with the principles for financial market infrastructures (PFMI), and is sound from an operations perspective. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110704 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)

The Central Bank of Chile (Banco Central de Chile, BCCh) and Chile’s Ministry of Finance, in their letter of January 9th, 2015, requested the World Bank to undertake a stand-alone Review of Standards and Codes (ROSC) module of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO). ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110705 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial sector assessment program (English)

Chile has fairly developed payment, clearing, and settlement infrastructures. Sistema liquidación bruta en tiempo real (real time gross settlement) (LBTR) is largely compliant with the principles for financial market infrastructures (PFMI), and is sound from an operations perspective. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110703 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

FY15 Chile country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Chile assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Chile perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108305 APR 01, 2016

Tepedino,Isabel; Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Lal,Sumir; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania Disclosed

Effect of lengthening the school day on mother's labor supply (English)

This article examines how a policy oriented toward a specific group within the population can have collateral effects on the economic decisions of other groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7599 MAR 14, 2016

Contreras,Dante; Sepulveda,Paulina Disclosed

Chile - Distributional effects of tax reform 2014 : Chile - Efectos distributivos de la reforma tributaria 2014 (Spanish,English)

Working Paper 104099 MAR 14, 2016

Blanco Cossio,Fernando Andres Disclosed

Building and sustaining national ICT/education agencies: lessons from Chile (Enlaces) (English)

The Enlaces program has been responsible for the implementation of projects exploring the use of new technologies in education in Chile for over two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 113221 JAN 01, 2016

Severin Concha,Eugenio Eduardo Disclosed

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Does the adoption of complex software impact employment composition and the skill content of occupations ? evidence from Chilean firms (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 WPS8110 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 WPS7988 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 112786 Working Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7939 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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JAN 04, 2017 112072 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Chile (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109798 Working Paper
Firm financing in Chile after the 2014-15 tax reform: debt or equity ? debt or equity? (English)
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OCT 17, 2016 WPS7861 Policy Research Working Paper
Productivity as the key to economic growth and development (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108092 Brief
Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7686 Policy Research Working Paper
Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 110707 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 110706 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial sector assessment program : assessment of observance of the CPSS-IOSCO principles for financial market infrastructures (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 110708 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial sector assessment program : detailed assessment report of the responsibilities of the authorities (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 110709 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial sector assessment program (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 110704 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 110705 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial sector assessment program (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 110703 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
FY15 Chile country opinion survey report (English)
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APR 01, 2016 108305 Working Paper
Effect of lengthening the school day on mother's labor supply (English)
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MAR 14, 2016 WPS7599 Policy Research Working Paper
Chile - Distributional effects of tax reform 2014 : Chile - Efectos distributivos de la reforma tributaria 2014 (Spanish,English)
See More +
MAR 14, 2016 104099 Working Paper
Building and sustaining national ICT/education agencies: lessons from Chile (Enlaces) (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 113221 Working Paper (Numbered Series)