Nov 2005
Author(s): Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés
This paper discusses coordination failures, their relevance to developing countries, and the circumstances under which they occur, arguing that that clusters can be seen as agglomerations of firms…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Maloney, William; Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés
There is a common perception that low productivity or low growth is due to what can be called an innovation shortfall, usually identified as a low rate of investment in research and development (R…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés
This paper examines the microeconomic interventions used to complement Washington Consensus reforms in Latin America. It maintains that the kind of interventions currently in vogue in most countries…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés; Lizardo, Magdalena; Sáenz, Manrique; Trejos, Alberto; Acevedo, Carlos; Guzmán, Rolando M.; Machado, Roberto; Nazal, Paulina; Agosin, Manuel R.
El objetivo de "Pequeñas economías, grandes desafíos" es profundizar la comprensión de los desafíos y opciones de política económica que enfrentan los países de Centroamérica y República…
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.
Nov 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Macías, Héctor
Occupational health is increasingly recognized as an important public health issue in Latin American and the Caribbean. One major concern is the absence of reliable data on its magnitude and economic…