Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we examine an innovative postal export regime that involvesboth a streamlining of export procedures and provision of intermediation
services to investigate how firms' react…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
We examine transaction-level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the transaction level, we observe the time it takes a shipment to…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; García Jiménez, María Camila; Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro
This background paper has been prepared in conjunction with acomprehensive evaluation of the work of the Inter-American Development
Bank Group through financial intermediaries in Latin America…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Bértola, Luis; Williamson, Jeffrey G.; Sabará, Daniel; Trucco, Federico; Campos, Rosario; Frey, Carl Benedikt; Castells Oliván, Manuel; Saldarriaga, Victor; Chavez, Pamela; Mélendez-Ortiz, Ricardo; D'Elia, Vanesa; Conte Grand, Mariana; Cosbey, Aaron; Crespi, Gustavo; Mohan, Preeya; Chidiak, Martina; Rozemberg, Ricardo; Feres, José Gustavo; Reis, Eustaquio; Bersall, German; Pereira Jr, Amaro O.; Isbell, Paul; Morales Olmos, Virginia; Labraga, Juan; Ferreira Coimbra, Natalia; Tello, Mario D.; Anlló, Guillermo; Bisang, Roberto; McCauley, Raymond; Carciofi, Ricardo; Roth, Alvin; Soler Illia, Galo; Smith, Adrian; Fressoli, Mariano; Taccone, Juan José; Abad, Julieta; Peña, Félix; Azevedo, Roberto; Gayá, Romina; Gutiérrez, Miguel Ángel; Solow, Robert; Pérez, Carlota; Marín, Anabel; Mujica, José; Da Silva, Luiz Inacio; Frei, Eduardo; Beliz, Gustavo; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Moreno Mejía, Luis Alberto
La economía del futuro está entre nosotros. Avances tecnológicos que hasta hace poco parecían objetos sacados de películas de ciencia ficción se usan hoy en la agricultura, en la industria y en los…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Jensen, Roar; Asadullah, Anita May; Lasarte, Alejandro; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has contracted DHI to conduct this study under a project called "Knowledge and Capacity Building Product". The overall objective of the project is the…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Jensen, Roar; Asadullah, Anita May; Lasarte, Alejandro; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha contratado los servicios de DHI para realizar este estudio bajo el proyecto denominado "Productos de Conocimiento y Fortalecimiento de Capacidad…
May 2015
Author(s): Cabrera, Maria; Vargas, Felipe; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Torres, Mauricio; Churanek, Danya; Szwedzki, Roni; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Soriano, Alejandro; Michelitsch, Roland
This document describes OVE's approach to evaluating the work of IDB Group (IDBG) through financial intermediaries (FIs). In OVE's 2015-2016 Work Program and Budget (RE-479-1), the IDB…
May 2015
Author(s): Cabrera, Maria; Vargas, Felipe; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Torres, Mauricio; Churanek, Danya; Szwedzki, Roni; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Soriano, Alejandro; Michelitsch, Roland
Este documento describe el enfoque empleado por OVE para evaluar la labor del Grupo del BID a través de intermediarios financieros. En el programa de trabajo y presupuesto de OVE para 2015-2016 (…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Time delays in international transactions impose trade costs. We examine transaction level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Cadot, Olivier; Graziano, Alejandro; Harris, Jeremy; Volpe Martincus, Christian
This paper estimates empirically the effect of preference utilization on export growth at the level of the firm using a unique transaction-level dataset of Colombia's imports from Argentina,…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Suominen, Kati; Campos, Rosario; Inchauspe, Álvaro; Torres Paz, Luis; Achar Samra, Elena; Gamboa Soto, Francisco; Comandari, Carlos Honorato; Lyu, Jaewon; Edwards, Diane; González Izquierdo, María del Coriseo; Hartleb, Karl; Tarradellas i Espuny, Joan; Díaz, Guillermo; Coyoy Echeverría, Erick; Giobergia, Cecilia; Cereseto, Fabiana; Perea, José Ramón; Daude, Christian; Avendaño, Rolando; Moncaut, Nicolás; Wiñazky, Marcelo; Bekerman, Marta; Leiva Bonilla, Juan Carlos; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Hallak, Juan Carlos; González, Andrea
In spite of the fact that they make up more than 90% of firms and account for a substantial portion of employment in these countries, rather little is known about the role of small- and mid-size…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Suominen, Kati; Campos, Rosario; Inchauspe, Álvaro; Torres Paz, Luis; Achar Samra, Elena; Gamboa Soto, Francisco; Comandari, Carlos Honorato; Lyu, Jaewon; Edwards, Diane; González Izquierdo, María del Coriseo; Hartleb, Karl; Tarradellas i Espuny, Joan; Díaz, Guillermo; Coyoy Echeverría, Erick; Giobergia, Cecilia; Cereseto, Fabiana; Perea, José Ramón; Daude, Christian; Avendaño, Rolando; Moncaut, Nicolás; Wiñazky, Marcelo; Bekerman, Marta; Leiva Bonilla, Juan Carlos; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Hallak, Juan Carlos; González, Andrea
A pesar de que representan más del 90% de las empresas y generan un alto porcentaje del empleo, es bastante poco lo que se sabe sobre el papel que desempeñan las pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYMES)…
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…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
How effective are export promotion activities in developing countries? What are the channels through which export promotion affects firms' exports, the intensive margin or the extensive margin?…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Despite progress in communication technologies, lack of information still severely handicaps companies seeking to operate in international markets. Furthermore, the investments that these companies…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Recent studies have shown that developing countries might have significantly better export performance if they were able to increase the duration of their trade relationships. Evidence on duration of…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Iannelli, Norberto; Giordano, Paolo; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Zeballos, Erick
El presente documento de discusión (Issues Paper) no pretende abracar todos los elementos que se abordarán en la Nota Temática, sino que se limita a identificar de manera preliminar algunos temas de…