Sep 2019
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Yee Amézaga, Karla
Mucho se ha escrito sobre la importancia de la política pública basada en evidencia; sin embargo, existen pocas cuantificaciones rigurosas acerca de cuánto le cuesta a un país no contar con…
Jun 2011
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
This presentation, made during the event Development Connections Conference in July 2011 in Kingston, Jamaica asks how well investments in information and communication technology (ICT) work to…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; da Silva, André L. Carvalhal; Chong, Alberto E.; Cruces, Juan José; Garay, Urbi; González, Maximiliano; Gutiérrez, Luis H.; Kawamura, Enrique; Leal, Ricardo P. C.; Lefort, Fernando; López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Pombo, Carlos; Walker, Eduardo
'Investor Protection and Corporate Governance' analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level--the first…
Dec 2004
Author(s): López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Serra, Pablo; Gertler, Paul; Schargrodsky, Ernesto; Anuatti, Francisco; Galiani, Sebastián; Chong, Alberto E.; Pombo, Carlos; Sturzenegger, Federico; Torero, Máximo; Machicado, Carlos Gustavo; Fischer, Ronald; Garrón, Mauricio; Macedo, Roberto; Capra, Katherina; Gutiérrez, Rodrigo; Ramírez, Manuel; Barossi-Filho, Milton; de Carvalho, Antonio Gledson
'Privatization in Latin America' evaluates the empirical evidence on privatization in a region that has witnessed an extensive decline in the state's share of production over the past…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Gaviria, Alejandro; Gallup, John Luke
For decades, the prevailing sentiment was that, since geography is unchangeable, there is no reason why public policies should take it into account. In fact, charges that geographic interpretations…
Jan 1999
Author(s): Graham, Carol; Grindle, Merilee; Lora, Eduardo; Seddon Wallack, Jessica
This monograph is part of a larger investigation of the political economy of institutional reform in Latin America undertaken by the Latin American Research Network. It examines some hypotheses…