May 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La inclusión social, que se define en sentido amplio como el acceso y uso de una serie de servicios financieros adecuados por parte de hogares y empresas, cobra progresivo reconocimiento como una…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Estevadeordal, Antoni
For Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Asia has gone from an afterthought to a centerpiece of economic relations over the last decade. Seemingly out of nowhere, fast-growing Asian economies…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Estevadeordal, Antoni
Durante la última década, Asia ha pasado de ser una idea tardía a ser una pieza central de las relaciones económicas para América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Aparentemente de la nada, economías…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Estevadeordal, Antoni
For Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Asia has gone from an afterthought to a centerpiece of economic relations over the last decade. Seemingly out of nowhere, fast-growing Asian economies…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Kahn, Theodore
This current study considers a large sample of LAC firms and analyzes in more detail how their strategies follow distinct patterns in different sectors. In doing so, we shed new light on how firms in…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Kahn, Theodore
El presente trabajo considera una amplia muestra de firmas de ALC y analizando en mayor profundidad cómo sus estrategias responden a patrones específicos en los diferentes sectores. El estudio…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Asian Development Bank
Asia and Latin America are among the world's fastest growing regions. They demonstrated strong resilience and rapid recovery following the global economic crisis, and have many useful lessons to…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
Trade between Latin America and China has grown at an annual average rate of 25 percent since 2000, driven primarily by strong complementarity between the two economies. While commodities-for-…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
El comercio entre América Latina y China ha crecido a una tasa promedio anual del 25 por ciento desde el año 2000, impulsado principalmente por la fuerte complementariedad entre las dos economías. Si…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez-Montemayor, Eduardo
In today's globalized world, goods and capital are flowing as never before. The movement of people across borders has also enlarged significantly. About 215 million people live away from their…
May 2012
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.
This paper examines the role of contracting institutions on the insertion of developing countries in international production networks and particularly on the prospects of LAC to source goods beyond…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez, Jorge Luis
El presente Estudio de Caso tiene como propósito analizar el resultado de las actividades realizadas por Empresas Publicas de Medellín en el ámbito del gobierno corporativo, con el objeto de…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Carballo, Jerónimo
Do all exporters benefit the same from export promotion programs? Surprisingly, not matter how obvious this question may a priori be when thinking of the effectiveness of these programs there is…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Carballo, Jerónimo
Entering new export markets is primarily a discrete choice. Even though several empirical papers have used modeling strategies consistent with this fact, no study has examined the effects of public…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Carballo, Jerónimo
Export promotion agencies provide exporters with a broad range of services, going from counseling to sponsoring their participation in international trade missions and fairs. These services may have…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Carballo, Jerónimo
Information problems involved in trading differentiated goods are a priori acuter than those associated with trading more homogeneous products. The impact of export promotion activities intending to…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Carballo, Jerónimo
How effective are export promotion activities in developing countries? What are the channels through which export promotion affects firms' exports, the intensive margin or the extensive margin?…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Carballo, Jerónimo;García, Pablo M.
Several countries have implemented programs to support their firms¿ internationalization efforts. Their impacts are likely to be heterogeneous over firm size categories because these programs are…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Contreras, Manuel E.
Este trabajo presenta una breve síntesis de las principales teorías de liderazgo y se centra sobre el enfoque de liderazgo adaptativo de Ronald Heifetz. El documento originalmente fue desarrollado…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Lerner-Lam, Arthur
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disasters Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VII Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on April 23rd and 24th, 2007.