Jun 2003
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Morriset, Jacques; Olarreaga, Marcelo
Specific information on trade and financial markets across international borders is costly to acquire. Sellers and buyers rely instead on information obtained from partner behavior in other countries…
May 2003
Author(s): Calvo, Guillermo A.; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Talvi, Ernesto
This paper offers an alternative explanation for t he fall of Argentina's Convertibility Program based on the country's vulnerability to Sudden Stops in capital flows. Sudden Stops are…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Micco, Alejandro; Panizza, Ugo; Chong, Alberto E.
According to recent research, external factors and political governance considerations are key determinants of capital flows in Latin America. We postulate that corporate governance is a crucial…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Goldstein Rossotto, Karen; Peterson, Robert J.; Masci, Pietro; Giorgio, Luis Alberto; García, Valeriano F.; West, Derek; Lee, Ruben; Agatiello, Osvaldo R.; Hook, Andrew; Dowers, Kenroy; Sotomayor, Ivan; Gomez-Acebo, Felipe; Corcoran, Andrea M.; Chandler-Crichlow, Catherine; Lubrano, Mike; Kuserk, Gregory J.; Wittich, Georg; Korcsmaros, Kinga; Aggarwal, Reena; Wuertz, Karen K.; Takacs, Hannes; Vives, Antonio; Karmel, Roberta S.; Hobson, Ronald B.; Tafara, Ethiopis; del Valle, Clemente
This book analyzes the status of the markets in Latin America and identifies the technical, political, and financial challenges to building vibrant capital markets and increasing the efficiency…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Adhikari, Ramesh; Negroni, Mirka J.; Leino, Jessica; Rana, P. B.; Nguyen, Tam Robert; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Kremer, Michael; Rodríguez, Ennio; Arce M., Daniel G.; Sandler, Todd; Bronfman, Mario; Devlin, Robert; Rufín, Carlos; Sakai, Kazu; Kanbur, Ravi; Kahn, Matthew E.; Weiss, John; Wyplosz, Charles; Jessen, Anneke; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Tungwarara, Ozias; Hunt, Joseph Michael; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Nogueira, Roberto Martínez; Taccone, Juan José; Carnoy, Martin; Kendall, Tamil; Frantz, Brian; Wescott, Clay
This book is based on a conference entitled "Regional Public Goods and Regional Development Assistance", held in Washington, D.C. on November 6-7, 2002. It examines how the IDB and the ADB…