May 2016
Author(s): Caballero, Julián; Panizza, Ugo; Powell, Andrew
Recent work suggests non-financial firms have acted like financial intermediaries particularly in emerging economies. This paper corroborates these findings but then asks "why?" The results…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Rogers, David; García, Salomón; Vargas, Sebastián
The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation (CPE) concludes that the Bank's program was programmatically aligned with Government's National Plan for Human Development and addressed five areas…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Rogers, David; García, Salomón; Vargas, Sebastián
La Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE): Nicaragua, concluye que el programa del Banco se ajustó al Plan Nacional de Desarrollo Humano del gobierno, en cinco áreas que son fundamentales para el…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Arozamena, Leandro; Weinschelbaum, Federico
This study examines the use of incentive mechanisms for employees in export and investment promotion agencies intended to improve their performance. It briefly describes these organizations and…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Quevedo, Fernando; Blyde, Juan S.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Venables, Anthony J.; Ottaviano, Gianmarco I.P.; Laens, Silvia; Terra, María Inés; Vaillant, Marcel; Baruj, Gustavo; Kosacoff, Bernardo; Porta, Fernando; Rezende, Fernando; Flôres Jr., Renato G.; Heymann, Daniel; Ramos, Adrián; Moccero, Diego; Winograd, Carlos; Bouzas, Roberto; Ventura, Deisy
Regional integration among asymmetric countries is a hot and burning policy topic worldwide. Deepening Integration in MERCOSUR analyzes the most important issues of economic integration and policy…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo; Panizza, Ugo
This paper uses a difference-in-difference methodology similar to the one originally proposed by Rajan and Zingales (1998) to test whether defaulting hurts the more export-oriented industries. Strong…