May 2011
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Becker, Sascha O.; Ekholm, Karolina; Chen, Lurong; De Lombaerde, Philippe; Flores, Manuel; Vaillant, Marcel; López, Andrés; Niembro, Andrés; Ramos, Daniela; Martínez Álvarez, Javier; Herrero, Daniel; Sequeira Picado, Jorge E.; Carciofi, Ricardo; Castillo Argañarás, Luis Fernando; Supervielle, María M.
This journal contains a collection of articles on integration and trade in Latin American and the Caribbean. The topics addressed are as follows: international fragmentation of production and its…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Daude, Christian; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Blyde, Juan S.
This paper analyzes the long-run relationship between output collapsesdefined defined as GDP falling substantially below trendand total factor productivity (TFP), using a panel of 71 developed and…
May 2005
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Olivera, Mauricio
This paper assesses how electoral outcomes in both presidential and legislative elections in Latin America have been affected by the adoption of economic policies that seek to improve macroeconomic…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Olivera, Mauricio; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper explores the link between compulsory voting and income distribution using a cross-section of countries around the world. Our empirical cross-country analysis for 91 countries during the…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Devlin, Robert; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Taylor, Alan M.; Venables, Anthony J.; Adserà, Alícia; Boix, Carles; Laird, Sam; Messerlin, Patrick A.; Torrent, Ramón; Cremona, Marise; Mattli, Walter; Jordana, Jacint; Ramió, Carles; Narula, Rajneesh; Evenett, Simon J.
This book analyzes the role of trade as a central pillar of the structural reform process and a bridge to capturing the dynamic development forces of an increasingly globalized world economy.