Nov 2009
Author(s): Arim, Rodrigo; Amarante, Verónica; Rubio, Mónica; Vigorito, Andrea
La presente nota tiene como objetivo contribuir a un debate relativamente reciente en Panamá, entorno a lo que debería ser un sistema de protección social (SPS) y cuáles son los retos que el país…
Jun 2009
Author(s): Arizala, Francisco; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Galindo, Arturo
This paper estimates the impact of financial development on industry-level total factor productivity (TFP) growth using a largely unexploited panel of 77 countries with data for 26 manufacturing…
Mar 2009
Author(s): Catão, Luis; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Galindo, Arturo; Ottonello, Pablo; Pérez, Diego; Rebucci, Alessandro
This report focuses on the region's macroeconomic performance in the context of an unusually sharp and rapid deterioration in external conditions. To assess policy options, the report develops…
Mar 2009
Author(s): Catão, Luis; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Galindo, Arturo; Ottonello, Pablo; Pérez, Diego; Rebucci, Alessandro
Este informe se concentra en el desempeño macroeconómico de la región en el contexto de un deterioro desusadamente marcado y brusco de las condiciones externas. Con el objeto de evaluar las opciones…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
REVELA analyzes market expectations of growth and inflation in Latin American countries. The figures analyzed represent the results of surveys of private sector actors conducted by the central banks…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
REVELA analiza las expectativas de los mercados sobre crecimiento e inflación para algunos países latinoamericanos. Los valores analizados representan los resultados de encuestas en el sector privado…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
This database for Revelation of Expectations in Latin America (REVELA) was updated to March 2009. It includes data on inflation, growth, fiscal deficit, interest rate and other variables for each…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
REVELA analyzes market expectations of growth and inflation in Latin American countries. The figures analyzed represent the results of surveys of private sector actors conducted by the central banks…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
REVELA analiza las expectativas de los mercados sobre crecimiento e inflación para algunos países latinoamericanos. Los valores analizados representan los resultados de encuestas en el sector privado…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
REVELA analyzes market expectations of growth and inflation in Latin American countries. The figures analyzed represent the results of surveys of private sector actors conducted by the central banks…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Pinzon, Mauricio
REVELA analiza las expectativas de los mercados sobre crecimiento e inflación para algunos países latinoamericanos. Los valores analizados representan los resultados de encuestas en el sector privado…
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…