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…
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…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Muñoz, Alberto
Primera Reunión del Clúster de Franquicias: Medellín, Colombia 28-29 abril 2009