Dec 2012
Author(s): Zotz, Ann-Kathrin
This paper focuses on carbon-intensive export industries in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to analyze how climate change mitigation policies in the developed countries of the Organization…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Analiza el panorama macroeconómico y los flujos comerciales de los países del Mercado Común del Sur (MERCOSUR), además de los principales aspectos del proceso de integración del bloque, tanto en su…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento
Analisa os fluxos macroeconômicos e do comércio dos países do Mercado Comum do Sul (Mercosul), além dos principais aspectos do processo de integração do bloco, tanto em sua programação interna e…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Caballero, Julián
This paper explores whether the level of financial integration of banks in a country increases the incidence of systemic banking crises. The paper uses a de facto proxy for financial integration…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Palanza, Valeria;Scartascini, Carlos;Tommasi, Mariano
This paper proposes an agenda for the study of the determinants and the processes by which strong policymaking institutions emerge, with emphasis on the most central democratic institution: the…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Ruta, Michele;Venables, Anthony J.;Rozenwurcel, Guillermo;Katz, Sebastián;Piñeiro, Martín;Bianchi, Eduardo;Arellano, José Pablo;Perrone, Nicolás Marcelo;Hamanaka, Shintaro;Tafgar, Aiken;Dos Santos, Enestor;Zignago, Soledad;Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.;Meloni Nassar, André;Santa Gadea, Rosario;Messere, Vanina;Gómez Minujín, Gala
The last decade has seen a significant increase in the exports of several Latin American and Caribbean countries to destinations within and beyond the region. The increase in trade links has not,…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Bianchi, Eduardo;Piñeiro, Martín;Venables, Anthony J.;Zignago, Soledad;Rozenwurcel, Guillermo;Ruta, Michele;Arellano, José Pablo;Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.;Meloni Nassar, André;Katz, Sebastián;Perrone, Nicolás Marcelo;Santa Gadea, Rosario;Tafgar, Aiken;Gómez Minujín, Gala;Dos Santos, Enestor;Messere, Vanina;Hamanaka, Shintaro
En el último decenio se verifica un significativo incremento de las exportaciones de varios países de América Latina y el Caribe, hacia destinos dentro y fuera de la región. Dicho incremento de los…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean
The INTAL Monthly Newsletter reports on developments in integration and trade across Latin American and the Caribbean. It also serves as a forum for discussing the IDB's activities related to…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Instituto para la Integración de América Latina y el Caribe
La carta mensual del INTAL informa sobre desarrollos en las áreas de integración y comercio en las regiones de América Latina y el Caribe. También es el medio para difundir las actividades realizadas…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Instituto para a Integração da América Latina e do Caribe
A carta mensal do INTAL informa sobre os desenvolvimentos nas áreas de integração e comércio nas regiões da América Latina e do Caribe. É também um meio de difusão das atividades do BID sobre estes…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean
The INTAL Monthly Newsletter reports on developments in integration and trade across Latin American and the Caribbean. It also serves as a forum for discussing the IDB's activities related to…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Instituto para la Integración de América Latina y el Caribe
La carta mensual del INTAL informa sobre desarrollos en las áreas de integración y comercio en las regiones de América Latina y el Caribe. También es el medio para difundir las actividades realizadas…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Instituto para a Integração da América Latina e do Caribe
A carta mensal do INTAL informa sobre os desenvolvimentos nas áreas de integração e comércio nas regiões da América Latina e do Caribe. É também um meio de difusão das atividades do BID sobre estes…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fernández Martín, Andrés;Gulan, Adam
Countercyclical country interest rates have been shown to be both a distinctive characteristic and an important driving force of business cycles in emerging market economies. In order to account for…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Cafaggi, Fabrizio;Joppert Swensson, Luana F.;Macedo Junior, Ronaldo Porto;Silva, Tiago Andreotti e;Gross, Clarissa Piterman;Almeida, Lucila Gabriel de;Ribeiro, Thiago Alves
The aim of the paper, based on empirical research in Brazil, is to investigate how supply chains have evolved over time, what factors have driven this evolution and also how a specific set of…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Brown-Grossman, Flor;Domínguez-Villalobos, Lilia
This study is an effort to identify the process by which firms venture into GVCs and the obstacles faced by firms once they have been immersed in it. We have focused on two particular GVCs: the…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro;Manzano, Osmel
La región de América Central, Panamá y la República Dominicana, ha avanzado en los últimos años, tanto en materia de crecimiento como de fortalecimiento macroeconómico y de integración comercial con…
Nov 2012
Author(s): González, Andrea;Hallak, Juan Carlos;Schott, Peter K.;Soria Genta, Tatiana
This paper describes experiences of international insertion of Argentine producers of manufactured goods not oriented to the mass market. Based on these experiences, we develop a typology of…
Nov 2012
Author(s): González, Andrea;Hallak, Juan Carlos;Schott, Peter K.;Soria Genta, Tatiana
El trabajo describe experiencias de inserción internacional de firmas argentinas productoras de bienes manufacturados no orientados al mercado masivo. A partir de estas experiencias, se desarrolla…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Sadeghi, Patricia;Soldano, Miguel;Elías, Carlos;Rogers, David;García, Salomón;Vargas, Sebastián
The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation (CPE) concludes that the Bank's program was programmatically aligned with Government's National Plan for Human Development and addressed five areas…