Panel: International Perspectives On the Effects of Workforce Policies
(Employment & Training)

Saturday, November 10, 2012: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Carroll (Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderators:  Zhuan Pei, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Chairs:  Sheena McConnell, Mathematica Policy Research


Is Agricultural Training a Good Investment In Developing Countries? A Randomized Controlled Trial In Armenia
Kenneth Fortson, Anu Rangarajan, Randall Blair, Joanne Lee and Valentine Gilbert, Mathematica Policy Research

The Consequences of Increased Enforcement of Legal Minimum Wages in a Developing Country: An evaluation of the impact of the Campaña Nacional de Salarios Mínimos in Costa Rica
Tim Gindling, Department of Economics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Nadwa Mossaad, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Juan Diego Trejos, Instituto de Investigaciónes en Ciencias Económicas of the University of Costa Rica

The Effect of Immigration On the Employment of U.S. Natives: Evidence From Mexican Fertility Shocks
Aaron Chalfin and Morris Levy, University of California, Berkeley

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