Jun 2008
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.
This presentation argues that trade policy in the region has been too focused on removing tariffs, to the detriment of trade facilitation, particularly in transportation. It explores the impact of…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Gasparini, Leonardo; Sosa Escudero, Walter; Marchionni, Mariana; Olivieri, Sergio
This paper is part of a large project on quality of life and deprivation in LAC commissioned by the IDB's Research Department (RES) that makes extensive use of the Gallup World Poll. This survey…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Quevedo, Fernando; Blyde, Juan S.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Venables, Anthony J.; Ottaviano, Gianmarco I.P.; Laens, Silvia; Terra, María Inés; Vaillant, Marcel; Baruj, Gustavo; Kosacoff, Bernardo; Porta, Fernando; Rezende, Fernando; Flôres Jr., Renato G.; Heymann, Daniel; Ramos, Adrián; Moccero, Diego; Winograd, Carlos; Bouzas, Roberto; Ventura, Deisy
Regional integration among asymmetric countries is a hot and burning policy topic worldwide. Deepening Integration in MERCOSUR analyzes the most important issues of economic integration and policy…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.
The book explores the impact of transport costs on trade in Latin America and the Caribbean, and argues that transport costs have assumed an unprecedented strategic importance to the region. The…