Nov 2019
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Stein, Ernesto H.; Li, Kun; Merchán, Federico; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.; Trachtenberg, Danielle ; Cornick, Jorge; Frieden, Jeffry; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Vlaicu, Razvan; Zuluaga, Víctor; Bril-Mascarenhas, Tomás; Ardila, Sergio; Ghezzi, Piero; Reardon, Thomas
Thirty years after the region embarked on large-scale liberalization, trade policy could have been expected to become all but irrelevant. Instead, a mismatch between expectations and what could…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Stein, Ernesto H.; Li, Kun; Merchán, Federico; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.; Trachtenberg, Danielle ; Cornick, Jorge; Frieden, Jeffry; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Vlaicu, Razvan; Zuluaga, Víctor; Bril-Mascarenhas, Tomás; Ardila, Sergio; Ghezzi, Piero; Reardon, Thomas
Treinta años después de que la región se embarcara en una liberalización a gran escala, cabía esperar que la política comercial pasara a ser prácticamente irrelevante. En cambio, un desajuste entre…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspired by the encyclical Laudato Si', by Pope Francis, Nobel prizes and world experts pose concrete options for advancing in a regional eco-integration where social and environmental dimension…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspirados por la encíclica Laudato Si' del Papa Francisco, premios Nobel y expertos mundiales plantean opciones concretas para avanzar en una eco-integración regional donde la dimensión social…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Graziano, Alejandro; Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we estimate the effects of transit systems that substantiallystreamline administrative processing of trade flows. In so doing, we use a
unique dataset that consists of the…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
El surgimiento de las cadenas globales de valor está permitiendo que las naciones que se vinculan a ellas se industrialicen a un ritmo mucho más acelerado que el que necesitarían desarrollando…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
O surgimento das cadeias globais de valor (CGVs) está permitindo que os países se industrializem muito mais rapidamente ao se inserirem em redes internacionais de produção em vez de construírem…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Time delays in international transactions impose trade costs. We examine transaction level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Cadot, Olivier; Graziano, Alejandro; Harris, Jeremy; Volpe Martincus, Christian
This paper estimates empirically the effect of preference utilization on export growth at the level of the firm using a unique transaction-level dataset of Colombia's imports from Argentina,…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.
Este informe, elaborado por el Sector Integración y Comercio del BID, propone reenfocar la agenda de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en materia de comercio. El análisis realizado busca traer al…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Gallo, Andrés; Luna, Jessica
This paper assesses role played by export promotion institutions in shaping the extensive margin of Latin American and Caribbean countries' exports over the period 1995-2004. The authors find…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Estevadeordal, Antoni
This paper examines the impact of trade policy on production specialization patterns in ten Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Gómez, Sandra Milena
According to the economic theory and recent empirical evidence, improved market access through trade arrangements is likely to favor export diversification. In this paper, we assess whether this has…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Ando, Mitsuyo
This paper explores the relationship between preferential and multilateral trade liberalization at the sectoral level using a unique dataset that includes data on most favored nation (MFN) and…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Schwartz, Jordan; Guasch, José Luis; Wilmsmeier, Gordon
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May 2009
Author(s): Sanguinetti, Pablo; Siedschlag, Iulia; Volpe Martincus, Christian
This paper present information about the effects of the establishment of MERCOSUR on manufacturing production patterns in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay over the period 1985-1998.
Nov 2008
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Recent studies have shown that developing countries might have significantly better export performance if they were able to increase the duration of their trade relationships. Evidence on duration of…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.
The book explores the impact of transport costs on trade in Latin America and the Caribbean, and argues that transport costs have assumed an unprecedented strategic importance to the region. The…
May 2006
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Vodusek, Ziga; Granados, Jaime; Volpe Martincus, Christian; López Córdova, José Ernesto
Esta publicación presenta un diagnóstico y señala los principales desafíos y alternativas de política que Costa Rica ha de enfrentar en la actual coyuntura en relación con su proceso de integración…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Gómez Sabaini, Juan C.; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Agosin, Manuel R.; Machado, Roberto
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Integración y Comercio del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de Centroamérica celebrada los días 13 y 14 de junio de 2005 en San…