Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
This study offers insights from a large cross-sectional survey on remittances sent by 2,145 migrants living in three major cities in the United States. The migrants in this study are from Colombia,…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
Este estudio ofrece observaciones provenientes de una encuesta transversal grande acerca de las remesas enviadas por 2,145 migrantes que viven en 3 ciudades principales de los Estados Unidos. Los…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Klinger, Bailey; Khwaja, Asim; LaMonte, Joseph
Access to finance remains a challenge for some micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Peru, particularly informal enterprises with no borrowing history in the formal financial system.…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Powers, Jennifer; Magnoni, Barbara
Supporting women's businesses has become a topic of growing interest to governments and mainstream development institutions in recent years. Declarations to address women's unequal access…
Sep 2009
Author(s): Klinger, Bailey; Hausmann, Ricardo
The purpose of this paper is to apply new methodologies to analyze the history of and future opportunities for structural transformation in the Caribbean. We first look at the composition of exports…
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…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; López-de-Silanes, Florencio
Critics of privatization argue that poor labor force restructuring is a key concern and that governments should establish better retrenchment programs. Using new data from a random sample of 400…