Decomposing the Gender Pay Gap in Colombia: Do Industry and Occupation Matter?

This paper aims to quantify at which extent industry and occupation characteristics explain the gender pay gap in Colombia. To quantify the role of these factors we perform counterfactual decomposition methods that allow to split the total gap into the contribution of the gender share of employment at the industry level, the demographic composition and […]

Market access and agricultural land use: Does distance matter? Insights from Colombia

A rich dataset, based on the agricultural census, characterizing Colombian agricultural units is usedto examine the relationship between market access and market influence, on one hand, and theintensity of land use for productive purposes as instrumented as the share of usable land withrespect to the total area of the production unit, on the other. We […]

Agglomeration and Skills: Explaining Regional Wage Disparities in Colombia

This article aims to analyze the differences in regional labor markets in Colombia based on new theories that integrate the analysis of occupational characteristics of the workforce, urban agglomeration, and specialization patterns. In this way, it contributes to the Colombian literature since i) it adapts the classification of occupations, an important input to understanding the […]

Informe Estudio Nacional de Emprendimiento a Tenderos, segunda ronda

La Alianza EFI en el marco del proyecto “Emprendimiento, desarrollo de capacidades empresariales e inclusión productiva” tiene como objetivo evaluar el impacto de la formación en capital gerencial e inclusión financiera a través de medios digitales, analizar los factores que determinan la informalidad empresarial y el papel de la acumulación de capital social, gerencial y generacional […]