Jan 2003
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Micco, Alejandro
This paper tests the efficiency of different structures of bank ownership in terms of its ability to target manufacturing sectors in need of credit. We find that state- owned banks do not play a…
Dec 2002
Author(s): García, Luis E.; de Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T.; Baltar, Alexandre M.; Lobina, Emanuele; Hall, David; Howe, Charles W.; Jacobs, Jeffrey W.; del Castillo de Laborde, Lilian; Orphanópoulos, Damaris; Garrido, Raymundo José; Braga, Benedito; Strauss, Clarice; Paiva, Fatima; Lanna, Antonio Eduardo; Lemos, Maria Carmen; Oliveira, João Lúcio Farias de; Sandoval Minero, Ricardo; Lara Ruiz, Víctor; Embid Irujo, Antonio; McKay, Jennifer; Dettlaff, Martin
Because of the complexities associated with the water pricing and public-private partnership issue and their relevance to water management of the future, the Third World Water Centre for Water…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Ureta, Manuelita; Filgueira, Carlos; Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino; Duryea, Suzanne; Obuchi, Richard; Andersen, Lykke E.; Filgueira, Fernando; Bruni Celli, Josefina; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Núñez, Jairo; Fuentes, Alvaro; Cox Edwards, Alejandra
This book uses micro-level data for 18 Latin American countries to examine the choices adolescents make in three areas of behavior: their time allocation toward school and work, their sexual behavior…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Micco, Alejandro; Serra, César Manuel
Institutional and legal differences between countries increase entry costs and reduce the ability of banks to expand abroad. We use bilateral foreign banking data for 176 countries to estimate a…