Aug 2002
Author(s): Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino; Zylberstajn, Helio; Chahad, Jose Paulo; Pazello, Elaine
Using a pooled sample, this paper indicates that unions seem to affect the economic performance of Brazilian establishments, especially in terms of profitability, employment and productivity. Unions…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Schiantarelli, Fabio
This paper summarizes and discusses new evidence on the nature, extent, evolution and consequences of financing constraints in Latin America; this evidence is drawn from a recent series of papers.…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Schiantarelli, Fabio; Weiss, Andrew
In this paper, It has been addressed this question using firm-level panel data from 12 developing countries. It was also developed a summary index of the efficiency of investment allocation that…