Nov 2018
Author(s): Fernandes, Ana M.; Klenow, Peter J.; Meleshchuk, Sergii; Pierola, Martha Denisse; Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés
The Melitz model highlights the importance of the extensive margin (the number of firms exporting) for trade flows. Using the World Bank’s Exporter Dynamics Database (EDD) featuring firm-level…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse; Lucenti, Krista; Li, Kun; Harris, Jeremy; De Four, Takiyah
Trade is key for growth, especially in small countries like Barbados—it helps them achieve economies of scale that otherwise would not exist. In recent years, Barbados’ trade performance has been…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Calderón, Claudia; Núñez, Anamaría; Wanner, Z’leste
Public digital conversations can offer valuable insight into how issues are being covered and discussed in online news and social platforms. This study compiles over one million news articles, blog…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Calderón, Claudia; Núñez, Anamaría; Wanner, Z’leste
Las conversación pública digital constituye una valiosa puerta de entrada a la manera en que se tratan y discuten diversos asuntos en noticias online y redes sociales. Este informe reúne más de un…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Calderón, Claudia; Núñez, Anamaría; Wanner, Z’leste
A conversa digital pública pode oferecer insights valiosos sobre como os temas estão sendo abordados e discutidos no noticiário on-line e nas plataformas sociais. Este estudo compila mais de um…