Dec 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Margot, Diego;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
This paper examines saving and investment in LAC. The first section briefly reviews the literature on the relationship between saving and investment and the impact of investment on growth. The second…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Margot, Diego;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
El presente trabajo examina el ahorro y la inversión en ALC. En la primera sección, se analiza brevemente la literatura sobre la relación entre el ahorro y la inversión y el impacto de la inversión…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Campos, Javier;Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
The objective of this document is to conduct a critical review of the literature and international experiences on social discount rates from the central point of view of its usefulness for policy…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Campos, Javier;Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
El objetivo de este estudio es la revisión crítica y contextualizada de la literatura y experiencias internacionales sobre la tasa de descuento social desde el punto de vista de su utilidad para la…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria;Figal Garone, Lucas;Maffioli, Alessandro;Salazar, Lina
This paper investigates the impact of tourism policy on employment, using the Tourism Development Policy (TDP) implemented in the Argentinean province of Salta during the years of 2003 to 2010 as a…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Alberti, Juan
Evidence suggests that an "infrastructure gap" vis-à-vis other industrial and developing regions opened up in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past two decades. The Inter-…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Morales Sarriera, Javier;Serebrisky, Tomás;Trujillo, Lourdes
This paper develops a port productivity and efficiency analysis of all developing regions between 2000 and 2010, using both parametric and nonparametric approaches. From a unique dataset -our sample…