Aug 2018
Author(s): Muñoz, Ercio; Rucci, Graciana; Saltiel, Fernando; Urzúa, Sergio
Inequality in Latin America fell substantially in the early 2000s. In this paper, we take advantage of administrative matched employee-employed data in Brazil, Chile and Ecuador to examine whether…
May 2017
Author(s): Gallagher, Kevin; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer
The 2008 Financial Crisis and subsequent financial turbulence has triggered economists and policymakers to revisit the extent to which capital account liberalization is optimal for all countries at…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio; Céspedes, Luis Felipe; Rebucci, Alessandro
This paper first compares house price cycles in advanced and emerging economies using a new quarterly house price dataset covering the period 1990- 2012. It is found that that house prices in…