Jan 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Auguste, Sebastián; Alfaro, Laura; Artana, Daniel; Taylhardat, Adolfo; Cuevas, Mario; Porto, Luis
La promoción de la inversión extranjera directa (IED) ha sido un objetivo de política prioritario en los últimos veinte años por lo que se han implementado, entre otras medidas, beneficios fiscales…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Auguste, Sebastián; Alfaro, Laura; Artana, Daniel; Taylhardat, Adolfo; Cuevas, Mario; Porto, Luis
Promotion of foreign direct investment (FDI) has been a priority policy goal in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic for the past twenty years. Fiscal benefits are among the policies that…
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…
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…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Beato, Paulina; Navajas, Fernando; Carciofi, Ricardo; Cárcamo-Díaz, Rodrigo; Goddard, John Gabriel; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Iglesias, Roberto M.; Cipoletta Tomassian, Georgina; Guerra-García Picasso, Gustavo; De, Prabir; Edmonds, Christopher; Fujimura, Manuba; Brooks, Douglas H.; Zhai, Fan
The IDB's Integration & Trade Journal includes articles on the different aspects of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, on hemispheric integration and, furthermore, on similar…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Beato, Paulina; Navajas, Fernando; Carciofi, Ricardo; Cárcamo-Díaz, Rodrigo; Goddard, John Gabriel; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Iglesias, Roberto M.; Cipoletta Tomassian, Georgina; Guerra-García Picasso, Gustavo; De, Prabir; Edmonds, Christopher; Fujimura, Manuba; Brooks, Douglas H.; Zhai, Fan
La Revista Integración & Comercio del BID incluye artículos referidos a las distintas manifestaciones del proceso de integración en América Latina y el Caribe, a la integración hemisférica y,…
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…