Oct 2008
Author(s): Zegarra, Eduardo; Escobal, Javier; Aldana, Ursula
This paper constructs a baseline and pursues an overall impact evaluation of the PETT (Programa Especial de Titulación de Tierras), an ambitious rural titling program created in Peru in 1992. The…
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): Werneck, Rogério L.F.; Irwin, Timothy; Sturzenegger, Federico; Perry, Guillermo; Servén, Luis; Mihov, Ilian; Giavazzi, Francesco; Blanchard, Olivier; Araújo, Carlos Hamilton Vasconcelos; Suescún, Rodrigo; Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti Gomes; Smart, Michael; Mintz, Jack M.; Fatás, Antonio
Fiscal policy in Latin America has been guided primarily by short-term liquidity targets whose observance was taken as the main exponent of fiscal prudence, with attention focused almost exclusively…