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…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Driven by declining import tariffs, poor infrastructure and increasing specialization in transport-intensive goods, transport costs are arguably today's most formidable obstacles to trade in…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Con la reducción de los aranceles de importación, la precaria infraestructura y la creciente especialización en bienes intensivos en logística, podría decirse que los costos de transporte son hoy el…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Em um contexto de tarifas de importação em declínio, infraestrutura precária e especialização crescente em bens intensivos em transporte, os custos de transporte provavelmente são hoje o maior…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Recent studies have shown that developing countries might have significantly better export performance if they were able to increase the duration of their trade relationships. Evidence on duration of…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Iannelli, Norberto; Giordano, Paolo; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Zeballos, Erick
El presente documento de discusión (Issues Paper) no pretende abracar todos los elementos que se abordarán en la Nota Temática, sino que se limita a identificar de manera preliminar algunos temas de…