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): Calderón, César; Casacuberta, Carlos; Castro, Lucio; Cravino, Javier; Feenstra, Robert C.; Freund, Caroline; Gandelman, Néstor; Hanson, Gordon H.; Kee, Hiau Looi; Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Özden, Çaglar; Perry, Guillermo; Robertson, Raymond; Saslavsky, Daniel; Soloaga, Isidro
The economic successes of China and India are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor; Alaimo, Veronica; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Guasch, José Luis; Lederman, Daniel; Casacuberta, Carlos; Oviedo, Ana María; López, J. Humberto; Love, Inessa; Porto, Guido; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Rubiano, Eliana
Although the Latin American region's growth rates are at a three decade high, they have been historically disappointing in relative terms, which cannot be dissociated from the microeconomic…
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…