Oct 2006
Author(s): Calderón, César; León, Gianmarco; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper study the issue of institutional enforcement of regulations by focusing on labor-market policies and their potential link to economic performance. It test the different impacts of…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Calderón, César; Chong, Alberto E.
Drawing on previously unused objective institutional data, we provide evidence for the causal link between rent-seeking behavior and democracy in Uruguay, a country where both rent-seeking behavior…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Calderón, César; Valdés, Rodrigo; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper presents evidence on the impact of labor regulations on income inequality using two recently published databases on labor institutions and outcomes (Rama and Artecona, 2002; Botero,…
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.
Mar 2001
Author(s): Calderón, César; Chong, Alberto E.
We provide evidence on the link between infrastructure development and the distribution of income for the period 1960-1995. To do this, we use several proxies such as roads, railways,…
Sep 1998
Author(s): Banguero, Harold; Castro, Esperanza; Concha, Alberto; De Roux, Gustavo; Echeverri, Oscar; Escobar, Jaime; Espinosa, Rafael; Espitia, Victoria E.; Gallardo, Henry M.; Guzman, Alvaro; Rotawisky, William; Rodriguez, Jesús
Como respuesta a una convocatoria realizada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, BID, el Centro de Investigaciones en Salud y Violencia, CISALVA, presentó a consideración de dicha entidad la…