Aug 1997
Author(s): Talvi, Ernesto; Stein, Ernesto H.; Lora, Eduardo; Gavin, Michael; Lalchan, Rajindra; Hausmann, Ricardo
El Informe de 1997 examina las fuerzas complejas que le han dado forma al proceso de reformas y analiza los retos de mantener un crecimiento económico sostenible, de la prevención de inestabilidad,…
Jul 1997
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Pagés, Carmen
This paper examines the impact of the recent wave of trade liberalization and economic reform on employment. Four alternative measures of openness and four measures of the real exchange rate are used…
May 1997
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
In 1995, the government of Uruguay undertook a first pillar-based reform of the pension system, as opposed to the second pillar-based Chilean-style reform. The paper's first section describes…
Apr 1997
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo; Talvi, Ernesto
This paper reviews and contributes to the policy debate on the issue of saving in Latin America, presenting an alternative perspective on the relationship between saving and growth, saving and…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Morley, Samuel A.
This paper discusses poverty and unemployment in Argentina, beginning with the turbulent years since 1980. Argentina suffered a 25 percent reduction in per capita income, two bouts of hyperinflation…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Talvi, Ernesto; Serra, Pablo; Birdsall, Nancy; Pack, Howard; Solimano, Andrés; Stallings, Barbara; Gavin, Michael; Sabot, Richard H.; Lustig, Nora; Petrei, Humberto; Edwards, Sebastián; Hausmann, Ricardo; Jaspersen, Frederick; Cunha, Paulo Vieira da; Thomas, Vinod; Shirley, Mary M.; Page, John; Howard, Eleanor; Pfeffermann, Guy; Ross, David; Shilling, John; Boeker, Paul; Lee, Jisoon; Bitran Colodro, Eduardo
The authors of this volume analyze the policies that led to East Asia's economic success, including those affecting human resources, savings, the financial sector, trade and institutions, and…