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…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Sala-i-Martin, Xavier
A paper commissioned by the IDB sees trade openness to generate economic growth and help reduce poverty. The study, written by aColumbia University economics professor Xavier Sala-i-Martin, takes a…
May 2007
Author(s): Granados, Jaime; Rojas Hayes, Carolina Mary; Vázques, Daniel; Vodusek, Ziga; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Gayá, Romina
In 2004-2006, Central America made significant efforts to complete its free trade area (FTA), further itsCustoms Union (CU) and launch the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Granados, Jaime; Rojas Hayes, Carolina Mary; Vázques, Daniel; Vodusek, Ziga; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Gayá, Romina
Durante el período 2004-2006, Centroamérica ha realizado esfuerzos importantes por completar su zonade libre comercio (ZLC), profundizar la Unión Aduanera (UA) y lanzar el Acuerdo de Libre…