Jan 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Auguste, Sebastián; Alfaro, Laura; Artana, Daniel; Taylhardat, Adolfo; Cuevas, Mario; Porto, Luis
La promoción de la inversión extranjera directa (IED) ha sido un objetivo de política prioritario en los últimos veinte años por lo que se han implementado, entre otras medidas, beneficios fiscales…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Auguste, Sebastián; Alfaro, Laura; Artana, Daniel; Taylhardat, Adolfo; Cuevas, Mario; Porto, Luis
Promotion of foreign direct investment (FDI) has been a priority policy goal in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic for the past twenty years. Fiscal benefits are among the policies that…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Driven by declining import tariffs, poor infrastructure and increasing specialization in transport-intensive goods, transport costs are arguably today's most formidable obstacles to trade in…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Con la reducción de los aranceles de importación, la precaria infraestructura y la creciente especialización en bienes intensivos en logística, podría decirse que los costos de transporte son hoy el…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Em um contexto de tarifas de importação em declínio, infraestrutura precária e especialização crescente em bens intensivos em transporte, os custos de transporte provavelmente são hoje o maior…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Driven by declining import tariffs, poor infrastructure and increasing specialization in transport-intensive goods, transport costs are arguably today's most formidable obstacles to trade in…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Con la reducción de los aranceles de importación, la precaria infraestructura y la creciente especialización en bienes intensivos en logística, podría decirse que los costos de transporte son hoy el…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Em um contexto de tarifas de importação em declínio, infraestrutura precária e especialização crescente em bens intensivos em transporte, os custos de transporte provavelmente são hoje o maior…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
In the first eight decades of the 20th century, Brazil ranked among the countries with highest growth rates in the world. During the period 1930-80, in particular, it managed to reduce its per…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Jaramillo, Fidel; Agosin, Manuel R.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Cueva Armijos, Simón; Albornoz, Vicente; Avellán, Leopoldo; Artana, Daniel; Auguste, Sebastián; Cuevas, Mario; Hausmann, Ricardo; Klinger, Bailey; Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo; Delgado Quesada, Félix; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra; Watson, Patrick
Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose…