Aug 2019
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Hausmann, Ricardo; Panizza, Ugo
The conventional paradigm about development banks is that these institutions exist to target well-identified market failures. However, market failures are not directly observable and can only be…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
In this policy brief, we review the laments of Caribbean businesspersons. We find that subjective perceptions are rooted in an objective reality. Businesspersons do not complain gratuitously.…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Watanuki, Masakazu; Durán Lima, José; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Alvarez, Mariano; de Miguel, Carlos; Wong, Sara; Arguello, Ricardo; Terra, María Inés; Bucheli, Marisa; Laens, Silvia; Estrades, Carmen; Chisari, Omar O.; Maquieyra, Javier; Romero, Carlos; Ferreira Filho, Joaquim Bento de Souza; Medvedev, Denis; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Tourinho, Octávio Augusto Fontes; Kume, Honorio; Pedroso, Ana Cristina de Souza
This book contains a selection of studies discussed at the first and second Regional Meetings on Computable General Equilibrium, which were held, respectively, in Santiago, Chile on 13 and 14 April…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo; Klinger, Bailey
This paper applies new techniques and metrics to analyze Ecuador's past record of and future opportunities for structural transformation. Ecuador's export dynamics and the emergence of new…