Dec 2009
Author(s): Pineda, José; Blyde, Juan S.
We investigate whether greater microeconomic flexibility facilitates the process of creative destruction in the context of new trade models with heterogeneous firms (Bernard et al., 2003 and Melitz,…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Iberti, Gonzalo; Blyde, Juan S.
Most microeconometric studies available for LAC have focused on measuring the direct impact of trade on plant productivity leaving aside other effects that arise through the market selection process…
Oct 2009
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Bes, Martín; Roca, Jerónimo
Esta publicación tiene como objetivo contribuir a un mejor conocimiento de los efectos distributivos de la política fiscal en los países de Centroamérica, Panamá y República Dominicana. Con un…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Daude, Christian; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Blyde, Juan S.
This paper analyzes the long-run relationship between output collapsesdefined defined as GDP falling substantially below trendand total factor productivity (TFP), using a panel of 71 developed and…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Jaramillo, Fidel; Agosin, Manuel R.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Cueva Armijos, Simón; Albornoz, Vicente; Avellán, Leopoldo; Artana, Daniel; Auguste, Sebastián; Cuevas, Mario; Hausmann, Ricardo; Klinger, Bailey; Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo; Delgado Quesada, Félix; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra; Watson, Patrick
Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose…