Dec 2003
Author(s): Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VI Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 9 y 10 de diciembre de…
Oct 2003
Author(s): Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis
The strategy of the Bolsa Escola cash grant program in Brazil and the Progresa program in Mexico are discussed as well as contrasting strategies in after-school programs such as the PETI program in…
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): 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…