Oct 2007
Author(s): Ogliastri, Enrique; Leguizamón, Francisco A.; Guzmán, Julio; González, Connie J.; Ickis, John C.; Hernández Salazar, Mariella; Flores, Juliano; Cortés, Cristián; Caballero, Karina; Vives, Antonio; Pratt, Lawrence; Petry, Imre; Schroeder, Kira; Scharf, Regina; Peinado-Vara, Estrella
En los últimos años, el tema de la responsabilidad social de la empresa (RSE) ha adquirido gran relevancia en el mundo entero y en particular en los países de América Latina y del Caribe. Esta…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Valenzuela, Patricio; Borensztein, Eduardo
Natural disasters are an important source of vulnerability in the Caribbean region. Despite being one of the more disaster-prone areas of the world, it has the lowest levels of insurance coverage.…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Valenzuela, Patricio
This study explores the determinants of corporate bond spreads in emerging market economies. Using a largely unexploited dataset, the paper finds that corporate bond spreads are determined by firm-…
Mar 2007
Author(s): Valenzuela, Patricio; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Using the 1996-2001 Chilean CASEN Panel Survey, this paper analyzes the impact on income of the switch from salaried employment to entrepreneurship (self-employment and leadership of micro-…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Morales, Asunción Alcides; Barillas Cruz, Edy Manolo; Cardona, Omar D.; Carreño T., Martha Liliana; González Miranda, Luis Fernando; Linares López, Luis Felipe; Lungo, Mario; Osorio Arzúa, Claudio; Ramírez Cardona, Néstor Eugenio; Rodríguez, Arturo; Vargas Hernández, Richard Alberto; Yamín, Luis Eduardo
El presente libro integra una colección de artículos que en su conjunto muestran la gestión del riesgo como un reto para las administraciones municipales, argumentando la necesidad de integrar dicho…
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…