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): Vodusek, Ziga; Granados, Jaime; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; López Córdova, José Ernesto; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Este análisis 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…
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…
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…