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…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
This database for Revelation of Expectations in Latin America (REVELA) was updated to March 2009. It includes data on inflation, growth, fiscal deficit, interest rate and other variables for each…
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…
Jul 2006
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; Panizza, Ugo; Galindo, Arturo
Recent empirical and theoretical literature on the impact of real exchange rate devaluations on economic performance questions the traditional expansionary effect generated within standard Mundell-…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Leiderman, Leonardo
Financial dollarization in Latin America has been growing over time in spite of a major reduction in inflation and a shift toward central bank independence. After discussing the key stylized facts…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Micco, Alejandro
This paper tests the efficiency of different structures of bank ownership in terms of its ability to target manufacturing sectors in need of credit. We find that state- owned banks do not play a…
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.