2020
DOI: 10.1596/978-1-4648-1448-8
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Going Viral : COVID-19 and the Accelerated Transformation of Jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Abstract: This work is a product of the staff of The World Bank with external contributions. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this work do not necessarily reflect the views of The World Bank, its Board of Executive Directors, or the governments they represent. The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work. The boundaries, colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map in this work do not imply any judgment on the part of The World Bank concerni… Show more

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“…For LA economies, empirically it is evident that pre-mature deindustrialization dominates the structural transformation (Beylis, Jaef, Sinha, & Morris, 2020). Gallagher and Porzecanski (2010) argue that the decline of manufacturing in LA and its rise in China are the results of the different development paths determined by the policy change.…”
Section: Dimensions and Meaning Of Structural Transformationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…For LA economies, empirically it is evident that pre-mature deindustrialization dominates the structural transformation (Beylis, Jaef, Sinha, & Morris, 2020). Gallagher and Porzecanski (2010) argue that the decline of manufacturing in LA and its rise in China are the results of the different development paths determined by the policy change.…”
Section: Dimensions and Meaning Of Structural Transformationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Messina et al (2016) explore the Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) Surveys conducted in Bolivia and Colombia as a proxy for the routine/abstract/manual content of jobs in Chile and Mexico and find few indications of job polarization. Beylis et al (2020) explore the labor market of 11 Latin American countries (LAC) from 2000 to 2014. Using the methodology proposed by Autor et al (2003) and Acemoglu and Autor (2011), the analysis shows substantial changes in the composition of occupations.…”
Section: Is There Job Polarization In Developing Economies?mentioning
confidence: 99%
“…A recent report highlights the importance of expanding Internet access in Latin American countries for development and growth (Beylis et al , 2020). However, broadband internet connectivity is still less than 50% in the region, which leads to digital exclusion for many individuals and firms in the region (OECD et al , 2020).…”
Section: Effect Of the Pandemic Crisis On The Service Sector In Latin...mentioning
confidence: 99%
“…For example, many service industries have adopted work from home for reducing human contact and controlling the virus effectively (McKinsey, 2020). However, work from home depends on several factors, such as having Internet access, the ability to use computers, and the level of development (Beylis et al , 2020), which requires support from governments and industry.…”
Section: A Transformative Service Approach For a New Service Marketpl...mentioning
confidence: 99%