May 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Diaz Yubero, Fernando; Pecho, Miguel; Cremades, Luis; Vázquez, Oscar; Velayos, Fernando; Barreix, Alberto Daniel
In order to achieve social equity and strengthen democratic system functionality, nations must have tax systems that promote equitable economic development, also fiscal capacity to fund an adequate…
May 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Diaz Yubero, Fernando; Pecho, Miguel; Cremades, Luis; Vázquez, Oscar; Velayos, Fernando; Barreix, Alberto Daniel
Para lograr un adecuado equilibrio social y consolidar el funcionamiento del sistema democrático, los países han de contar con sistemas fiscales equitativos que favorezcan el desarrollo económico,…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Sancho, Francisco; Rivera, Luis; Rosales-Tijerino, Julio
This paper surveys housing finance in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Panama. The development of a secondary mortgage-backed securities market in Costa Rica is very limited despite a broad legal…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Do all exporters benefit the same from export promotion programs? Surprisingly, not matter how obvious this question may a priori be when thinking of the effectiveness of these programs there is…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Entering new export markets is primarily a discrete choice. Even though several empirical papers have used modeling strategies consistent with this fact, no study has examined the effects of public…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Export promotion agencies provide exporters with a broad range of services, going from counseling to sponsoring their participation in international trade missions and fairs. These services may have…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Information problems involved in trading differentiated goods are a priori acuter than those associated with trading more homogeneous products. The impact of export promotion activities intending to…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; García, Pablo M.
Several countries have implemented programs to support their firms¿ internationalization efforts. Their impacts are likely to be heterogeneous over firm size categories because these programs are…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Gallo, Andrés
This paper provides evidence on the channels through which export promotion institutions affect bilateral trade using a sample of Latin American and Caribbean countries over the period 1995-2004. We…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Stein, Ernesto H.; Guzmán, Rolando M.; Vergara, Rodrigo; Zuccardi, Igor; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Roca, Jerónimo; Artana, Daniel; Bour, Juan Luis; Panadeiros, Monica; Chona, Gilberto; Pineda Mannheim, Carlos R.; Manzano, Osmel; Cuesta, Ana María; Vodusek, Ziga; Granados, Jaime; Opertti, Fabrizio; Illarieti C., Pablo A.; Gutiérrez Rocha, Mario; de Vicente, Jorge; Zegarra, Eduardo; Rufín, Carlos; Rodríguez-Balza, Rafael; Ripani, Laura; Mavridis, Dimitris; Godínez, Armando; Alfonso, Mariana; Schrank, Andrew; Beliz, Gustavo; Villa, Karelia; Estol Peixoto, Rosina
Esta obra es una publicación elaborada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo para el diálogo de políticas con las autoridades de la República Dominicana. El objetivo de este trabajo consiste en…