Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
Using different country-level datasets, this paper studies the relationship between innovation and economic integration in the global economy. The macroeconomic evidence exploits the fact that…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Rivera, Luis; Trejos, Alberto; Prat, Jordi; Rojas-Romagosa, Hugo; Guevara, Porfirio; Auguste, Sebastián; Linares, Jennifer; Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Lagarda, Guillermo; Salman, Danial M.; López, Arnoldo; Pagliacci, Carolina; Brizuela, María Eugenia; Guzmán, Rolando M.
En los últimos 30 años, la región de Centroamérica y la República Dominicana ha vivido un periodo de estabilidad y progreso económico en donde le ha apostado a la integración comercial, a la…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián; Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; Sánchez, Gabriel
The goal of this paper is to study the link between bank credit (and internal funding) and average firm size in Argentina. Besides the fact that economic growth tends to go hand in hand with larger…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra
This work analyzes housing finance in Trinidad and Tobago during the last 20 years. The period covered is influenced by an economic bonanza led by the energy sector. Housing prices in this period…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Zuñiga, Pluvia
The advent of the knowledge society has highlighted the growing importance of innovation and intellectual assets as sources of competitiveness and long-term economic growth. This book examines human…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Zuñiga, Pluvia
El advenimiento de la sociedad del conocimiento ha puesto de relieve la creciente importancia de la innovación y de los recursos intelectuales como fuentes de competitividad y de crecimiento…