Oct 2007
Author(s): Masci, Pietro; Tejerina, Luis; Webb, Ian
This paper provides an initial glimpse into the performance of the insurance industry in the region through the use of a broad diagnostic survey. It also provides some descriptive statistics based on…
Aug 2007
Author(s): Masci, Pietro; Medici, André; Barros Weaver, Bernardo
This document presents data related to insurance and entrepreneurship in the states of Brazil over a period of 10 years. The data is accompanied by brief discussions of terms' definitions. They…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; da Silva, André L. Carvalhal; Chong, Alberto E.; Cruces, Juan José; Garay, Urbi; González, Maximiliano; Gutiérrez, Luis H.; Kawamura, Enrique; Leal, Ricardo P. C.; Lefort, Fernando; López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Pombo, Carlos; Walker, Eduardo
'Investor Protection and Corporate Governance' analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level--the first…