Nov 2015
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.;Santander, Horacio;Cicowiez, Martin
In the interest of updating the input-output data of Paraguay in the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) database to support economic analysis in this country, the Inter-American Development Bank…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Santander, Horacio;Cicowiez, Martin
En este documento se describe el procedimiento seguido para la construcción de una matriz de contabilidad social (SAM; del inglés Social Accounting Matrix) para Paraguay para el año 2009. El…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Gasparini, Leonardo;Winkler, Hernán;Haimovich, Francisco;Busso, Matías
This document is aimed at discussing the concept of employability, characterizing the level, structure and trends of employment and unemployment in the Southern Cone, and suggesting policy directions…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Molinas, José R.;Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal
Over the last decade, every Paraguayan administration has faced greater political challenges and financial pressures than its predecessor. The result has been a chronic fiscal deficit since 1995.…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details activities of the Japanese Special Fund and the Japanese Trust Fund for Consultancy Services for the year 2004. Japan has been playing a leading role through Technical…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo;Blyde, Juan S.;Gill, Indermit S.;Monge Naranjo, Alexander;Neumeyer, Pablo A.;Fernández Valdovinos, Carlos G.;Pinheiro, Armando Castelar;Fuentes, J. Rodrigo;Hopenhayn, Hugo A.;Thomas, Mark Roland;Manuelli, Rodolfo E.;Chumacero, Rómulo A.;Servén, Luis
The country studies and their background papers included in this book were prepared for the Latin America and the Caribbean section of the "Global Research Project: Explaining Growth" of…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Ottaviano, Gianmarco I.P.
Deeper integration of MERCOSUR aims at reducing the barriers to the international mobility of goods, factors and ideas as well as at promoting effective policy coordination among member countries.…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Laens, Silvia;Terra, María Inés
The enforcement of the MERCOSUR as an imperfect customs union is determined by the existence of a Common External Tariff (CET) which has not been fully applied up to this moment. The smallest…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Vaillant, Marcel
This article has two objectives. The first one is to analyze the possible changes that should be carried out in MERCOSUR in order to enhance its functionality. These changes should involve…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Rezende, Fernando
The issue of tax harmonization may come to the fore as part of newer proposals to deepen the economic integration. Under this more favorable assumption, this paper aims at appraising alternative…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Flôres Jr., Renato G.
In this paper, the authors discuss the deepening of MERCOSUL's integration in the context of enhancing regional competitiveness. The paper focuses on regional policies related to the trade flows…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Heymann, Daniel;Ramos, Adrián
As the region has entered a phase of recovery leaving behind the episodes of extreme turbulence, and the decision horizons have been somewhat extended, it seems appropriate to reconsider the medium…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Ventura, Deisy
La problemática de este artículo es de identificar las consecuencias del modelo de incorporación de normas sobre la efectividad del derecho del MERCOSUR, revelando un "cruzamiento" entre…
May 2004
Author(s): Fernández Valdovinos, Carlos G.;Monge Naranjo, Alexander
This paper will examine the Paraguayan growth experience since the early 1960slooking at different periods to try to identify the main factors behind particular levels performance. Studying the…
Apr 2004
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This paper examines the growth experiences of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay (Southern Cone countries). The analysis sheds light on the strengths and weaknesses of long-run growth of…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael;Espinoza, Guillermo;Valenzuela, Fernando;Jure, Jorge
This report provides systematized information to guide Regional Dialogue efforts. It emphasizes efforts Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) should undertake to…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael;Espinoza, Guillermo;Valenzuela, Fernando;Jure, Jorge
El presente informe entrega información sistematizada destinada a orientar el trabajo del Diálogo Regional, con énfasis en los esfuerzos que los países del Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile,…
Feb 2000
Author(s): Espínola, Viola
En este estudio se analizan los efectos de la autonomía escolar sobre los resultados educativos en Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Paraguay y Uruguay. Las dos estrategias…
Jan 1998
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details the Bank's activities in environment and natural resources during 1998. During the past year the Bank has continued to implement the mandates of the Eight…