Dec 2003
Author(s): Lacayo, Carlos
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VI Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 9 y 10 de diciembre de…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Daude, Christian
The role of regional integration agreements (RIAs) as a determinant of the location of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has become an increasingly relevant issue for emerging economies. While the…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Daude, Christian
This presentation discusses the effects of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) on foreign direct investment (FDI). In particular, the inflow of FDI from the United States and Canada towards…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Daude, Christian
Durante las últimas décadas, hemos evidenciado un incremento en el número y la profundidad de los acuerdos de integración regionales (AIR) alrededor del mundo. La proliferación de acuerdos…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Daude, Christian
Esta presentación fue comisionado por la Red de Integración y Comercio del Diálogo Regional de Política para la V Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 14 y 15 de agosto de 2003. Espectacular…
Jun 2003
Author(s): Micco, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.; Ordoñez, Guillermo Luis
In this paper we estimate the early effect of the European Monetary Union (EMU) on trade. We use a panel data set that includes the most recent information on bilateral trade for 22 developed…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
This work presents a case study of Rio de Janeiro's improvement of its urban trash and garbage services by bringing in private operators to collect the "extraordinary wastes" produced…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
El objetivo de la presentación de este estudio de caso es difundir la exitosa experiencia realizada por la municipalidad de Río de Janeiro en su búsqueda por perfeccionar los servicios de aseo urbano…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
This work presents a case study on solid waste management in the city of Rio de Janeiro. This privately-owned initiative involves the application of market instruments to boost the recycling of used…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
Este trabajo presenta un estudio de caso exitoso implementado en la ciudad de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, evidenciando la utilización de un instrumento basado en el mercado con el propósito de…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Wiesner Durán, Eduardo
Un proceso de descentralización dentro de un país puede ser entendido como análogo a uno de apertura y liberalización territorial al interior de un país. Desde la década de 1980 varios países en…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Adhikari, Ramesh; Negroni, Mirka J.; Leino, Jessica; Rana, P. B.; Nguyen, Tam Robert; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Kremer, Michael; Rodríguez, Ennio; Arce M., Daniel G.; Sandler, Todd; Bronfman, Mario; Devlin, Robert; Rufín, Carlos; Sakai, Kazu; Kanbur, Ravi; Kahn, Matthew E.; Weiss, John; Wyplosz, Charles; Jessen, Anneke; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Tungwarara, Ozias; Hunt, Joseph Michael; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Nogueira, Roberto Martínez; Taccone, Juan José; Carnoy, Martin; Kendall, Tamil; Frantz, Brian; Wescott, Clay
This book is based on a conference entitled "Regional Public Goods and Regional Development Assistance", held in Washington, D.C. on November 6-7, 2002. It examines how the IDB and the ADB…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Wiesner Durán, Eduardo
The aim of this book is to provide policymakers in Latin America with the stylized facts of what works and what does not in decentralization policies and schemes, based on analysis of the recent…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Calderón, César; Chong, Alberto E.; Stein, Ernesto H.
Some key criteria in the optimal currency area literature are that countries should join a currency union if they have closer international trade links and more symmetric business cycles. However,…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Panizza, Ugo; Stein, Ernesto H.
In this paper, we examine how the business and interest rate cycles in developed countries affect FDI to developing countries. After aggregating flows into three big source areas (the U.S., Europe…