Mar 2014
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Time delays in international transactions impose trade costs. We examine transaction level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Cadot, Olivier; Graziano, Alejandro; Harris, Jeremy; Volpe Martincus, Christian
This paper estimates empirically the effect of preference utilization on export growth at the level of the firm using a unique transaction-level dataset of Colombia's imports from Argentina,…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Crespi, Gustavo; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Firms get assistance from different public and private entities and these alternative assistances can affect export outcomes. Ignoring other interventions implies leaving unaddressed relevant policy…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Despite progress in communication technologies, lack of information still severely handicaps companies seeking to operate in international markets. Furthermore, the investments that these companies…