Apr 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Valenzuela, Patricio
This study explores the relationship between demographic factors and saving rates using a panel dataset covering 110 countries between 1963 and 2012. In line with predictions from theory, this paper…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Suarez, David; Morales, Carlos; Puerta, Juan Manuel
This document has been prepared in conjunction with a comprehensive evaluation of the work of the Inter-American Development Bank Group through financial intermediaries in Latin America and the…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Suarez, David; Morales, Carlos; Puerta, Juan Manuel
Este documento fue preparado en el marco de una evaluación comprehensiva del trabajo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a través de intermediarios financieros en América Latina y el Caribe. En…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Valenzuela, Patricio; Borensztein, Eduardo
Natural disasters are an important source of vulnerability in the Caribbean region. Despite being one of the more disaster-prone areas of the world, it has the lowest levels of insurance coverage.…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Spilimbergo, Antonio; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper presents a model in which trade is motivated both by preference for variety and comparative advantages. This framework is used to analyze the welfare implications of trading blocs among…