Jun 2022
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Powell, Andrew;González Jaramillo, María José
Despite the sharp contraction in portfolio flows in March 2020, only six of 22 Latin American and Caribbean countries analyzed suffered a sudden stop in net capital flows during the COVID crisis.…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Powell, Andrew;González Jaramillo, María José
A pesar de la fuerte contracción de los flujos de cartera en marzo de 2020, sólo seis de los 22 países de América Latina y el Caribe analizados sufrieron una parada súbita en los flujos de capital…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Izquierdo, Alejandro;León, John Jairo
Sudden stops in net capital flows can be prevented if domestic investors either repatriate foreign-held assets or roll over their local asset holdings when foreign investors stop lending or sell off…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Nuguer, Victoria;Finkelstein-Shapiro, Alan
The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008-2009 highlighted the role of the banking system as an important propagation mechanism of U.S. financial shocks to emerging economies (EMEs). Recent evidence…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Sudden stops in capital flows are a form of financial whiplash that creates instability and crises in the affected economies. Sudden stops in net capital flows trigger current account reversals as…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Cristia, Julian P.;Hincapie, Diana;Messina, Julián;Ripani, Laura
Despite governments' best efforts, many people in Latin America and the Caribbean don't have the skills they need to thrive. This book looks at what policies work, and don't work, so…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Cristia, Julian P.;Hincapie, Diana;Messina, Julián;Ripani, Laura
A pesar del gran esfuerzo de los gobiernos, muchas personas en América Latina y el Caribe no tienen las habilidades que necesitan para prosperar. Este libro analiza qué polí­ticas públicas funcionan…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo;Frisancho, Verónica
This paper designs and implements a field experiment that provides students from less advantaged backgrounds with individualized feedback on academicperformance during the transition from middle to…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Dinkelman, Taryn;Martínez, Claudia;Romero, Dario
Schools that provide higher education often belong to either a merit-based selective system or an open-access less selective system. This paper presents the results of a field experiment that…
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…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Ruiz Pozuelo, Julia;Slipowitz, Amy;Vuletin, Guillermo
This online appendix presents a thorough analysis of the nature, dynamics, and most important events for 38 cases of democratization, including the list of democracy experts and key country-specific…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Fernández-Arias, Eduardo;Marzani, Matías
This paper shows, using probit analysis, that low national savings increase the risk of macroeconomic crisis. Foreign savings are a poor substitute of national savings not only for domestic…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cruces, Juan José
This paper measures the flow of funds into the real estate sector for the city of Buenos Aires since 1992 and compares it to traditional savings instruments. For each dollar that went into the city…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Garofalo, Pablo;Czerwonko, Alejo;Cristia, Julian P.
Many developing countries are allocating significant resources to expanding technology access in schools. Whether these investments will translate into measurable educational improvements remains an…
Oct 2009
Author(s): International Youth Foundation;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El informe final de la primera fase del Programa entra21 ilustra cómo 35 proyectos ejecutados localmente han desarrollado distintas estrategias, para formar y capacitar a más de 19.000 jóvenes,…
Sep 2009
Author(s): International Youth Foundation;Inter American Development Bank
This report evaluates the results of the first phase of the entra 21 program. It describes how 35 locally executed projects have implemented varying strategies to train some 19,000 young people,…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Muñoz, Alberto
Primera Reunión del Clúster de Franquicias: Medellín, Colombia 28-29 abril 2009
Oct 2007
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.;Robles, Miguel;Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime
This paper discusses program evaluation for ProJoven, the Peruvian youth labor training program. Complementing detailed fieldwork, the econometric work implements a two-stage matching procedure on…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.;Galdo, José
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of market-based approaches in the provision of public-sponsored training programs. In particular, we study the link between training quality and labor earnings…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Medina, Carlos;Núñez, Jairo
In this working paper, the authors present various matching estimators of the impact on earnings for individuals who attended public and private job training programs in Colombia, namely the National…