Jun 2016
Author(s): Ruiz Pozuelo, Julia; Slipowitz, Amy; Vuletin, Guillermo
This article challenges recent findings that democracy has sizable effects on economic growth. As extensive political science research indicates that economic turmoil is responsible for causing or…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Espino, Emilio; González Rozada, Martín
This paper explores the qualitative and quantitative implications of taxation for growth and savings in three Latin American countries: Brazil, Chile and Mexico, studying a small open economy in the…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Auguste, Sebastián; Alfaro, Laura; Artana, Daniel; Taylhardat, Adolfo; Cuevas, Mario; Porto, Luis
La promoción de la inversión extranjera directa (IED) ha sido un objetivo de política prioritario en los últimos veinte años por lo que se han implementado, entre otras medidas, beneficios fiscales…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Auguste, Sebastián; Alfaro, Laura; Artana, Daniel; Taylhardat, Adolfo; Cuevas, Mario; Porto, Luis
Promotion of foreign direct investment (FDI) has been a priority policy goal in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic for the past twenty years. Fiscal benefits are among the policies that…
Feb 2008
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo; Sarzosa, Miguel; Soares, Yuri
This paper assesses the welfare impacts of local investments projects in rural areas of Guatemala. Using census track data from two rounds of the Guatemalan population census, as well as…