Apr 2012
Author(s): Micco, Alejandro; Parrado, Eric; Piedrabuena, Bernardita; Rebucci, Alessandro
The Chilean system of housing finance is a mixture of public and private elements that has arguably been very successful. This paper provides an up-to-date review of the main instruments, actors,…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Micco, Alejandro; Serebrisky, Tomás
The relevance of transport costs has increased as liberalization continues to reduce artificial barriers to trade. Countries need to adopt policies to 'get closer' to global markets. Can…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…