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…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Romero, Randall; Talvi, Ernesto
This paper analyzes the relevance of external factors in average quarterly GDP growth for 1990-2006 in the seven largest Latin American countries (LAC7). Modeling the relationship between LAC7 GDP…
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.
Aug 2001
Author(s): Calvo, Guillermo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Talvi, Ernesto; Reinhart, Carmen M.
This paper discusses the economic performance of Latin America in the last decade, paying special attention to growth and the financial sector. In particular, it shows that external factors, such as…
Mar 2001
Author(s): Calvo, Guillermo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Talvi, Ernesto; Reinhart, Carmen M.
At the time of writing there were widespread concerns about the health of the U.S. economy. There is conclusive evidence that the pace of growth has slowed, which has prompted the Federal Reserve to…