Jul 2014
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; Cavallo, Eduardo A.
This paper investigates the relevance of business saving for private saving and investment around the world by constructing and exploiting a broad international, unbalanced panel of 64 countries over…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Castro, Lucio; Cristia, Julian P.; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper exploits unique features of a recently introduced tariff schedule for natural gas in Buenos Aires to estimate the short-run impact of price shocks on residential energy utilization. The…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Calderón, César; Casacuberta, Carlos; Castro, Lucio; Cravino, Javier; Feenstra, Robert C.; Freund, Caroline; Gandelman, Néstor; Hanson, Gordon H.; Kee, Hiau Looi; Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Özden, Çaglar; Perry, Guillermo; Robertson, Raymond; Saslavsky, Daniel; Soloaga, Isidro
The economic successes of China and India are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor; Alaimo, Veronica; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Guasch, José Luis; Lederman, Daniel; Casacuberta, Carlos; Oviedo, Ana María; López, J. Humberto; Love, Inessa; Porto, Guido; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Rubiano, Eliana
Although the Latin American region's growth rates are at a three decade high, they have been historically disappointing in relative terms, which cannot be dissociated from the microeconomic…
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…