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Pablo A. Acosta

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First Name:Pablo
Middle Name:A.
Last Name:Acosta
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RePEc Short-ID:pac19
http://sites.google.com/site/acostapablo/
Terminal Degree:2006 Department of Economics; Cornell University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

(80%) Social Protection and Labor Unit
World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
http://www.worldbank.org/sp

: (202) 477-1234

1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
RePEc:edi:splwbus (more details at EDIRC)

(20%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
http://www.iza.org/

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P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

Research output

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Working papers

  1. Skoufias,Emmanuel & Kawasoe,Yasuhiro & Strobl,Eric & Acosta,Pablo Ariel, 2019. "Identifying the Vulnerable to Poverty from Natural Disasters : The Case of Typhoons in the Philippines," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8857, The World Bank.
  2. Igarashi,Takiko & Acosta,Pablo Ariel, 2018. "Who benefits from dual training systems ? evidence from the Philippines," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8429, The World Bank.
  3. Acosta,Pablo Ariel & Palma,Teresa Pamela Celajes & Perez,Joedie De Guzman & Velarde,Rashiel Besana, 2018. "Implementing Emergency Cash Transfers: The Philippine Experience in Response to the 2016/17 Disasters," Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes 127471, The World Bank.
  4. Pablo Acosta & Pam Palma & Joedie Perez & Rashiel Velarde, 2018. "Implementing Emergency Cash Transfers," World Bank Other Operational Studies 30061, The World Bank.
  5. Pablo A. Acosta & Jorge Avalos, 2018. "The Philippines Sustainable Livelihood Program," World Bank Other Operational Studies 29873, The World Bank.
  6. Sebastian Galiani & Guillermo Cruces & Pablo Acosta & Leonardo C. Gasparini, 2017. "Educational Upgrading and Returns to Skills in Latin America: Evidence from a Supply-Demand Framework," NBER Working Papers 24015, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Acosta,Pablo Ariel & Hamanaka,Rosechin Olfindo & Acosta,Pablo Ariel & Hamanaka,Rosechin Olfindo, 2016. "Workfare for whom? : a critical assessment of workfare programs in the Philippines," Policy Research Working Paper Series 111940, The World Bank.
  8. Acosta, Pablo A. & Muller, Noel & Sarzosa, Miguel, 2015. "Beyond Qualifications: Returns to Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Skills in Colombia," IZA Discussion Papers 9403, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Acosta,Pablo Ariel & Velarde,Rashiel Besana, 2015. "An update of the Philippine conditional cash transfer?s implementation performance," Policy Research Working Paper Series 104164, The World Bank.
  10. Montes-Rojas, G. & Acosta, P., 2013. "Informal Jobs and Trade Liberalisation in Argentina," Working Papers 13/10, Department of Economics, City University London.
  11. Gasparini, Leonardo & Galiani, Sebastian & Cruces, Guillermo & Acosta, Pablo, 2011. "Educational upgrading and returns to skills in Latin America : evidence from a supply-demand framework, 1990-2010," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5921, The World Bank.
  12. Acosta, Pablo & Leite, Phillipe & Rigolini, Jamele, 2011. "Should cash transfers be confined to the poor ? implications for poverty and inequality in Latin America," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5875, The World Bank.
  13. Emmanuel K. K. Lartey & Federico S. Mandelman & Pablo A. Acosta, 2008. "Remittances, exchange rate regimes, and the Dutch disease: a panel data analysis," FRB Atlanta Working Paper 2008-12, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
  14. Acosta, Pablo & Fajnzylber, Pablo & Lopez, J. Humberto, 2007. "The impact of remittances on poverty and human capital : evidence from Latin American household surveys," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4247, The World Bank.
  15. Acosta, Pablo & Calderon, Cesar & Fajnzylber, Pablo & Lopez, Humberto, 2007. "What is the impact of international remittances on poverty and inequality in Latin America ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4249, The World Bank.
  16. Pablo A. Acosta & Emmanuel K. K. Lartey & Federico S. Mandelman, 2007. "Remittances and the Dutch disease," FRB Atlanta Working Paper 2007-08, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
  17. Acosta, Pablo, 2006. "Labor supply, school attendance, and remittances from international migration : the case of El Salvador," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3903, The World Bank.
  18. Leonardo Gasparini & Pablo Acosta, 2004. "Capital Accumulation, Trade Liberalization and Rising Wage Inequality: The Case of Argentina," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0005, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  19. Pablo Acosta, 2004. "Promotions, State Dependence and Intrafirm Job Mobility: Evidence From Personnel Records," Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings 585, Econometric Society.
  20. Pablo Acosta, 2001. "Los determinantes de la desigualdad en los ingresos laborales: El rol de las nuevas tecnologías y la apertura comercial," Department of Economics, Working Papers 034, Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
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Articles

  1. Pablo Acosta & Noel Muller, 2018. "The role of cognitive and socio-emotional skills in labor markets," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 453-453, October.
  2. Pablo Acosta & Gabriel Montes-Rojas, 2014. "Informal Jobs and Trade Liberalisation in Argentina," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 50(8), pages 1104-1118, August.
  3. Emmanuel K. K. Lartey & Federico S. Mandelman & Pablo A. Acosta, 2012. "Remittances, Exchange Rate Regimes and the Dutch Disease: A Panel Data Analysis," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 20(2), pages 377-395, May.
  4. Acosta, Pablo & Kim, Namsuk & Melzer, Illana & Mendoza, Ronald U. & Thelen, Nina, 2011. "Business and human development in the base of the pyramid: Exploring challenges and opportunities with market heat maps," Journal of World Business, Elsevier, vol. 46(1), pages 50-60, January.
  5. Pablo Acosta, 2011. "School Attendance, Child Labour, and Remittances from International Migration in El Salvador," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(6), pages 913-936.
  6. Pablo Acosta, 2011. "Female Migration and Child Occupation in Rural El Salvador," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 30(4), pages 569-589, August.
  7. Pablo Acosta, 2010. "The “flypaper effect” in presence of spatial interdependence: evidence from Argentinean municipalities," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 44(3), pages 453-466, June.
  8. Acosta, Pablo, 2010. "Promotion dynamics the Peter Principle: Incumbents vs. external hires," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(6), pages 975-986, December.
  9. Acosta, Pablo A. & Lartey, Emmanuel K.K. & Mandelman, Federico S., 2009. "Remittances and the Dutch disease," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 79(1), pages 102-116, September.
  10. Pablo Acosta & Gabriel Montes Rojas, 2009. "A simple IM test for exponential distributions," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(2), pages 109-112.
  11. Pablo A. Acosta & Nicole Rae Baerg & Federico S. Mandelman, 2009. "Financial development, remittances, and real exchange rate appreciation," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, pages 1-12.
  12. Pablo Acosta & Gabriel V. Montes‐Rojas, 2008. "Trade Reform and Inequality: The Case of Mexico and Argentina in the 1990s," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 31(6), pages 763-780, June.
  13. Acosta, Pablo & Calderon, Cesar & Fajnzylber, Pablo & Lopez, Humberto, 2008. "What is the Impact of International Remittances on Poverty and Inequality in Latin America?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pages 89-114, January.
  14. Pablo Acosta & Leonardo Gasparini, 2007. "Capital Accumulation, Trade Liberalization, and Rising Wage Inequality: The Case of Argentina," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55(4), pages 793-812, July.
  15. Pablo Acosta & Cesar Calderón & Pablo Fajnzylber & Humberto López, 2006. "Remittances and Development in Latin America," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(7), pages 957-987, July.
  16. Pablo Acosta & Enlinson de Mattos & Ana Fava, 2006. "Monte Carlo properties of spatial dependence LM tests," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(14), pages 905-910.
  17. Acosta, Pablo & Loza, Andres, 2005. "Short and Long Run Determinants of Private Investment in Argentina," Journal of Applied Economics, Universidad del CEMA, vol. 8(2), pages 1-18, November.
  18. Pablo Acosta & Andrés Loza, 2005. "Short and long run determinants of private investment in Argentina," Journal of Applied Economics, Universidad del CEMA, vol. 8, pages 389-406, November.

Books

  1. Pablo Acosta & Takiko Igarashi & Rosechin Olfindo & Jan Rutkowski, 2017. "Developing Socioemotional Skills for the Philippines' Labor Market," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 28381, September.
  2. Pablo A. Acosta & Rita Almeida & Thomas Gindling & Christine Lao Pena, 2017. "Toward More Efficient and Effective Public Social Spending in Central America," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 26659, September.
  3. Wendy Cunningham & Pablo Acosta & Noël Muller, 2016. "Minds and Behaviors at Work," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 24659, September.
  4. Bussolo, Maurizio & Martínez Peria, María Soledad & Calderón, César & Mascaró, Yira & Nielsen, Mette E. & Acosta, Pablo & López, J. Humberto & Özden, Çaglar & Niimi, Yoko & Molina, Luis & Moizeszowicz, 2011. "Remittances and Development: Lessons from Latin America," IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank, number 353 edited by Fajnzylber, Pablo & López, J. Humberto, March.
  5. Castilla, Luis Miguel & Acosta, Pablo & Manzano, Osmel & Ortega, Daniel & Freije, Samuel & Scandizzo, Stefania & Pineda, José, . "RED 2007-2008: Oportunidades en América Latina. Hacia una mejor política social," Report on Economic Development, CAF Development Bank Of Latinamerica, number 173, September.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 16 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (10) 2007-06-11 2007-06-18 2011-11-14 2011-12-13 2012-01-03 2012-01-10 2012-03-14 2015-10-04 2017-11-26 2018-12-17. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (8) 2006-04-29 2007-04-28 2007-06-11 2007-06-18 2011-11-14 2011-12-13 2012-01-10 2013-12-06. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (8) 2007-06-18 2011-11-14 2011-12-13 2012-01-03 2012-01-10 2012-03-14 2017-11-26 2018-12-17. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (6) 2006-04-29 2012-01-03 2012-01-10 2012-03-14 2015-10-04 2015-10-25. Author is listed
  5. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (4) 2007-04-28 2007-06-11 2007-06-18 2008-04-12
  6. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2007-06-18 2012-01-03 2012-01-10
  7. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (3) 2012-01-10 2012-03-14 2015-10-25
  8. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (2) 2015-10-04 2015-10-25
  9. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2004-10-30
  10. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2013-12-06
  11. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2013-12-06

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