Jun 2008
Author(s): Bonelli, Regis; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar
This paper examines Brazil's export discoveries in aircraft, cell phones and swine meat. All cases confirm the importance of efficiency gains and sunk costs in the expansion of exports and lead…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Sanguinetti, Pablo; Traistaru, Iulia; Volpe Martincus, Christian
This research aims at answering the following questions: How do specialization patterns look like in member countries of Mercosur and how have they evolved over time? How do concentration patterns…
Jun 2003
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
This paper discusses the impacts of integration on productivity, specifically within regional agreements. The paper focuses on the economies of Brazil and Mexico and on their performance in the…
Nov 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…