Sep 2010
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Navarro, Lucas
This paper uses two sources of information and different methodologies to analyze the causal effect of product and process innovation on productivity in the Chilean manufacturing industry during the…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Heinrich, Carolyn; López, Yeri
Social investment funds, a widely used tool of development efforts, aim to support and strengthen local capacity for effective implementation of social and economic infrastructure projects through…
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…
Sep 1999
Author(s): Gaviria, Alejandro; Pagés, Carmen
In this paper we draw a profile of the victims of crime in Latin America. We show that- at least for the case of property crime - the typical victims of crime in Latin America come from rich and…