Aug 2014
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Kahn, Theodore
This current study considers a large sample of LAC firms and analyzes in more detail how their strategies follow distinct patterns in different sectors. In doing so, we shed new light on how firms in…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Kahn, Theodore
El presente trabajo considera una amplia muestra de firmas de ALC y analizando en mayor profundidad cómo sus estrategias responden a patrones específicos en los diferentes sectores. El estudio…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Kahn, Theodore
Trade between Latin America and China has grown at an annual average rate of 25 percent since 2000, driven primarily by strong complementarity between the two economies. While commodities-for-…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Kahn, Theodore
El comercio entre América Latina y China ha crecido a una tasa promedio anual del 25 por ciento desde el año 2000, impulsado principalmente por la fuerte complementariedad entre las dos economías. Si…
May 2010
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Giordano, Paolo; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Serebrisky, Tomás; Schwartz, Jordan; Sánchez, Ricardo; Stokenberga, Aiga
Presenta recomendaciones para la reducción de las brechas de integración, destinadas a fomentar el diálogo y sentar las bases para promover la infraestructura física y reducir los costos comerciales…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Estevadeordal, Antoni
This paper examines the impact of trade policy on production specialization patterns in ten Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Ando, Mitsuyo
This paper explores the relationship between preferential and multilateral trade liberalization at the sectoral level using a unique dataset that includes data on most favored nation (MFN) and…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Shearer, Matthew; Suominen, Kati; Estevadeordal, Antoni
The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent of liberalisation in RTAs in the Americas in comparison to agreements in other world regions, and to put forth policy recommendations for…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Taylor, Alan M.; Estevadeordal, Antoni
According to the Washington Consensus, developing countries' growth would benefit from a reduction in tariffs and other barriers to trade. But a backlash against this view now suggests that…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Suominen, Kati; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Harris, Jeremy
This paper maps out Rules of Origin (RoO) in regional trade agreements (RTAs) around the world, and observes that the restrictiveness and complexity of RoO are driven by factors specific to each RTA…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Mesalles, Luis; Granados, Jaime; Ocampo, Fernando; Santamaría, Viviana; Miranda, Silvia; Echandi, Roberto; Trejos, Alberto; Barraza, Rafael; Rosenthal, Gert; Cosenza Jiménez, Luis; Sequeira, Carlos Guillermo; Ardito-Barletta, Nicolás; Lizano Fait, Eduardo
El Acuerdo de Asociación entre la Unión Europea, los cinco países centroamericanos (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua) y Panamá es una iniciativa de gran impacto que puede…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Suominen, Kati; Harris, Jeremy; Shearer, Matthew
This book assesses the impact and design of optimal strategies to implement existing agreements. It deals with issues such as removing the remaining barriers to trade, improving the institutional,…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Giordano, Paolo; Jessen, Anneke; Luna, Jessica; Suominen, Kati
This document summarizes the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) experience as one of the main sources of multilateral development financing in Latin America and the Caribbean. From 2000 to 2005,…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Giordano, Paolo; Jessen, Anneke; Luna, Jessica; Suominen, Kati
Este documento discute la experiencia del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) como la principal fuente de financiamiento multilateral para el desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe. Entre 2000…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Vodusek, Ziga; Giordano, Paolo; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Shearer, Matthew; Vignoles, Christopher; Suominen, Kati
This report ( a special issue of the Periodic Note on Integration and Trade in the Americas) devotes great attention to particular challenges that confront the EU and LAC, as well as the…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Vodusek, Ziga; Giordano, Paolo; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Shearer, Matthew; Vignoles, Christopher; Suominen, Kati
En el presente informe (número especial de la Nota Periódica sobre Integración y Comercio en las Américas) el interés se ha centrado en los desafíos específicos que enfrentan la Unión Europea y…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
This presentation was commissioned by the Trade and Integration Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on August 14th and 15th, 2003. This presentation…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
Acceso a los mercados en os tratados de libre comercio Instrumentos: Aranceles Nacion Más Favorecida [NMF] y Preferenciales, Medidas no Arancelarias [NTMs] y Normas de Origen Evaluacion preliminar…
May 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
This document discusses the impact of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and their effect on the pattern of trade. Specifically, this document addresses trade liberalization, preferential tariff…
May 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Integración y Comercio del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 5a Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 14 y 15 de agosto, 2003. Este documento está…