Nov 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro
This paper examines the economic effects of employment protection legislation in a sample of developed and developing countries. Implementing a difference-in-differences test lessens the potentially…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Morales, Asunción Alcides; Barillas Cruz, Edy Manolo; Cardona, Omar D.; Carreño T., Martha Liliana; González Miranda, Luis Fernando; Linares López, Luis Felipe; Lungo, Mario; Osorio Arzúa, Claudio; Ramírez Cardona, Néstor Eugenio; Rodríguez, Arturo; Vargas Hernández, Richard Alberto; Yamín, Luis Eduardo
El presente libro integra una colección de artículos que en su conjunto muestran la gestión del riesgo como un reto para las administraciones municipales, argumentando la necesidad de integrar dicho…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Venables, Anthony J.; Maloney, William; Kokko, Ari; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Lederman, Daniel; Rigobón, Roberto; De Gregorio, José; Czelusta, Jesse; Jayasuriya, Shamila A.; Blomström, Magnus; Xu, L. Colin; Ludema, Rodney; Manzano, Osmel; Martin, Will; Cuddington, John T.; Wright, Gavin
'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Scartascini, Carlos; Payne, J. Mark; Daughters, Robert; Melo, Alberto; Echebarría, Koldo; Lora, Eduardo; Filc, Gabriel; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Panizza, Ugo; Benavides, Juan; Magaldi de Sousa, Mariana; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Márquez, Gustavo; Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Mesa-Lago, Carmelo; Harper, Leslie; Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés; Perusia, Juan Cruz
Latin America suffered a profound state crisis in the 1980s, which prompted not only the wave of macroeconomic and deregulation reforms known as the Washington Consensus, but also a wide variety of…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; da Silva, André L. Carvalhal; Chong, Alberto E.; Cruces, Juan José; Garay, Urbi; González, Maximiliano; Gutiérrez, Luis H.; Kawamura, Enrique; Leal, Ricardo P. C.; Lefort, Fernando; López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Pombo, Carlos; Walker, Eduardo
'Investor Protection and Corporate Governance' analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level--the first…