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Verónica Amarante, Federico Scalese - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

We analyse the social protection policy response to COVID-19 and its impact on household incomes in Uruguay during 2020 and 2021, based on static microsimulation methods. From the onset of the crisis, the Uruguayan government implemented adjustments to existing social protection policies as well...

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Martina Querejeta - UNU-WIDER, 2022 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper examines peer effects on students’ gender norm perceptions and skills formation. I use a Uruguayan nationally representative survey of 9th grade students and exploit the quasi-random variation in the proportion of female peers across classes within schools for causal...

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– Evidence from Latin American countries
Inés Berniell, Lucila Berniell, Dolores de la Mata, María Edo, Mariana Marchionni - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

We study the causal effect of motherhood on labour market outcomes in Latin America by adopting an event study approach around the birth of the first child based on panel data from national household surveys for Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay. Our main contributions are: (i) providing new...

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– Who Benefits and Who Pays?
Verónica Amarante, Maire Colacce, Victoria Tenenbaum - Population and Development Review, 2019
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– Who benefits and who pays?
Verónica Amarante, Maire Colacce, Victoria Tenenbaum - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper, we analyse two specific policies that make up the National Care System, a social policy being implemented in Uruguay. Through the calibration of a static tax benefit model, we estimate the distributive impact of the expansion of childcare services and home-based care for dependent...

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– How elites influence tax legislation in Latin America
Juan A. Bogliaccini, Juan Pablo Luna - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper proposes to understand a singular but salient factor that enables the wealthy to deflect their tax burden downwards: elites’ political leverage to shape legislation via their capacity to influence political actors and policy outcomes. The analysis sheds light on alternative...

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– Uruguay country study
Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, Mariana Viollaz - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

The Uruguayan story was one of declines in the early years of the 2000s in most indicators, followed by improvements in all of them. Economic growth was negative in the early years due to a severe economic crisis, positive and rapid thereafter except during the international crisis of 2008. Most...

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Verónica Amarante, Marco Colafranceschi, Andrea Vigorito - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

This study assesses the evolution of inequality in Uruguay during 1981-2010, considered as subperiods built on the basis of the main policy regimes observed: extreme right (1981-84), centre-right (1985-89), right (1990-2004), and centre-left (2005-10). Income inequality diminished during the...

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– Continuities and Changes with a View to Recent Regionalisms
Lincoln Bizzozero - , 2000
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