Dec 2006
Author(s): Gradstein, Mark; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper revisits the effects of a country`s institutional framework on individual firms` behavior, in particular focusing on their propensity to comply with legal rules. The theoretical model…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Khan, Haider A.; Weiss, John
In this presentation, the author discusses regional co-operation among countries in Asia. Preferential trade and investment agreements are discussed as well as the goal to strengthen structural…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
Presentación comisionada por el Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional del Cono Sur de la Red de Pobreza y Protección Social, llevada a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina el 16 de…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Artola, Ner; Zepeda, Eduardo; Rabellotti, Roberta; Gomes, Raquel; Amighini, Alessia; Maggi Campos, Claudio; Villaschi Filho, Arlindo; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Cassiolato, José Eduardo; Parrilli, Mario Davide; Ruiz Durán, Clemente; Giuliani, Elisa; Lastres, Helena M. M.
Globalization poses the imperative for firms to link with other actors and find new ways to interact and learn from the relationship. Employing original empirical evidence and featuring new case…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Khan, Haider A.; Weiss, John
Regional co-operation has received very considerable attention as means of stimulating 'inclusive-growth' in DMCs. Conceptually such discussions can be seen as a part of the analysis of the…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Gradstein, Mark; Chong, Alberto E.
A growing body of recent macroeconomic evidence suggests that volatility is detrimental to economic growth. The channels through which volatility affects growth, however, are less clear; substantive…
Jul 2006
Author(s): Gamez, Luis
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Medio Ambiente del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de Centroamérica y México celebrada el día 3 de julio de 2006 en San José,…
May 2006
Author(s): Dourojeanni, Marc J.; Quiroga, Ricardo
El presente estudio identifica y analiza los principales problemas para la conservación y manejo de la biodiversidad a través de los sistemas nacionales de áreas protegidas, incluyendo un diagnóstico…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Gradstein, Mark; Chong, Alberto E.
Since efforts by industrial countries to increase the amount of foreign aid they provide have been on the rise recently, it is important to understand the determinants involved. This paper examines…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Calderón, María Cecilia; Chong, Alberto E.; Gradstein, Mark
The aim of this paper is to provide empirical evidence on the link between foreign aid and income inequality for the period 1973-2002. Since simple cross-country regressions cannot be taken as true…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria; Schneider, Ben Ross; Iacoviello, Mercedes; Scartascini, Carlos; Monaldi, Francisco; Payne, J. Mark; Martínez-Gallardo, Cecilia; Stein, Ernesto H.; Echebarría, Koldo; Whitehead, Laurence; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lora, Eduardo; Filc, Gabriel; Bergara, Mario; Saiegh, Sebastián; Magaldi de Sousa, Mariana; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Pereyra, Andrés; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Tommasi, Mariano; Santiso, Javier; Hughes, Sallie; Zuvanic, Laura; Jones, Mark P.; Clavijo, Laura
This report examines the quality of public policies in Latin America and the Caribbean after more than a decade of political and economic reform. A wide variety of examples and case studies are…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria; Schneider, Ben Ross; Iacoviello, Mercedes; Scartascini, Carlos; Monaldi, Francisco; Payne, J. Mark; Martínez-Gallardo, Cecilia; Stein, Ernesto H.; Echebarría, Koldo; Whitehead, Laurence; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lora, Eduardo; Filc, Gabriel; Bergara, Mario; Saiegh, Sebastián; Magaldi de Sousa, Mariana; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Pereyra, Andrés; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Tommasi, Mariano; Santiso, Javier; Hughes, Sallie; Zuvanic, Laura; Jones, Mark P.; Clavijo, Laura
En los últimos años han surgido dudas con respecto a la eficiencia de las reformas económicas y un debate sobre el rumbo que debería tomar la política económica y social a fin de alcanzar la elusiva…