Nov 2019
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Stein, Ernesto H.;Li, Kun;Merchán, Federico;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Blyde, Juan S.;Trachtenberg, Danielle ;Cornick, Jorge;Frieden, Jeffry;Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol;Vlaicu, Razvan;Zuluaga, Víctor;Bril-Mascarenhas, Tomás;Ardila, Sergio;Ghezzi, Piero;Reardon, Thomas
Thirty years after the region embarked on large-scale liberalization, trade policy could have been expected to become all but irrelevant. Instead, a mismatch between expectations and what could…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Stein, Ernesto H.;Li, Kun;Merchán, Federico;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Blyde, Juan S.;Trachtenberg, Danielle ;Cornick, Jorge;Frieden, Jeffry;Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol;Vlaicu, Razvan;Zuluaga, Víctor;Bril-Mascarenhas, Tomás;Ardila, Sergio;Ghezzi, Piero;Reardon, Thomas
Treinta años después de que la región se embarcara en una liberalización a gran escala, cabía esperar que la política comercial pasara a ser prácticamente irrelevante. En cambio, un desajuste entre…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Stein, Ernesto H.;Li, Kun;Merchán, Federico;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Blyde, Juan S.;Trachtenberg, Danielle;Cornick, Jorge;Frieden, Jeffry;Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol;Vlaicu, Razvan;Zuluaga, Víctor;Bril-Mascarenhas, Tomás;Ardila, Sergio;Ghezzi, Piero;Reardon, Thomas
Trinta anos depois de a região haver iniciado uma liberalização comercial em larga escala, era de se esperar que a política comercial se tornasse quase que irrelevante. Em vez disso, um descompasso…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Ruiz, José Juan;Muratori, Umberto;Llopis, Jimena;Izquierdo, Alejandro
The Priorities for Productivity and Income(PPIs) database provides indicators used in estimations covering the period 2000-2012 (in their original version and their normalized version), as well as a…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.
Macro bilateral trade data. This dataset was created to support Trade Intensity and Business Cycle Synchronization.
Dec 2013
Author(s): Hale, Galina;Candelaria, Christopher;Caballero, Julián;Borisov, Sergey
This paper shows that bank linkages have a positive effect on international trade. A global banking network (GBN) is constructed at the bank level, using individual syndicated loan data from Loan…
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…
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…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
Este documento es una actualización del trabajo original "Las reformas estructurales en América Latina: Qué se ha reformado y cómo medirlo" publicado en Diciembre de 2001. Este documento…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Moguillansky, Graciela
Las Comisiones y Consejos de Competitividad surgen como un instrumento para aunar los intereses de distintos sectores económicos -en particular el público y el privado- tras las políticas de…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio;Pesaran, M. Hashem;Rebucci, Alessandro;Xu, TengTeng
This paper investigates how changes in trade linkages between China, Latin America, and the rest of the world have altered the transmission of international business cycles to Latin America.…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This edition of IDEA draws from a forthcoming IDB book, Export Pioneers in Latin America, which analyzes a series of case studies of successful new export activities throughout the region to learn…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este número de IDEA se basa en un libro del BID que saldrá próximamente, "Los pioneros de las exportaciones en América Latina", que analiza una serie de estudios de caso de nuevas…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Watanuki, Masakazu;Durán Lima, José;Ludeña, Carlos E.;Alvarez, Mariano;De Miguel, Carlos;Wong, Sara;Arguello, Ricardo;Terra, María Inés;Bucheli, Marisa;Laens, Silvia;Estrades, Carmen;Chisari, Omar O.;Maquieyra, Javier;Romero, Carlos;Ferreira Filho, Joaquim Bento de Souza;Medvedev, Denis;van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique;Tourinho, Octávio Augusto Fontes;Kume, Honorio;Pedroso, Ana Cristina de Souza
This book contains a selection of studies discussed at the first and second Regional Meetings on Computable General Equilibrium, which were held, respectively, in Santiago, Chile on 13 and 14 April…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Kang, Joong Shik;Prati, Alessandro;Rebucci, Alessandro
The available evidence on the effects of aid on growth is notoriously mixed. We use a novel empirical methodology, a heterogeneous panel vector-autoregression model identified through factor analysis…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Calderón, César;Casacuberta, Carlos;Castro, Lucio;Cravino, Javier;Feenstra, Robert C.;Freund, Caroline;Gandelman, Néstor;Hanson, Gordon H.;Kee, Hiau Looi;Lederman, Daniel;Olarreaga, Marcelo;Özden, Çaglar;Perry, Guillermo;Robertson, Raymond;Saslavsky, Daniel;Soloaga, Isidro
The economic successes of China and India are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean…
Jul 2008
Author(s): Bonelli, Regis;Pinheiro, Armando Castelar
This paper examines Brazil's export discoveries in aircraft, cell phones and swine meat. All cases confirm the importance of efficiency gains and sunk costs in the expansion of exports and lead…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Tokman, Víctor E.
El presente trabajo analiza el acceso a la protección social de los migrantes internacionales latinoamericanos desde una doble perspectiva. Por un lado, la de no discriminación en relación a los…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Venables, Anthony J.;Maloney, William;Kokko, Ari;Bravo Ortega, Claudio;Lederman, Daniel;Rigobón, Roberto;De Gregorio, José;Czelusta, Jesse;Jayasuriya, Shamila A.;Blomström, Magnus;Xu, L. Colin;Ludema, Rodney;Manzano, Osmel;Martin, Will;Cuddington, John T.;Wright, Gavin
'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of…
Aug 2006
Author(s): León, Gianmarco;Chong, Alberto E.
Unlike previous empirical studies that focus on barriers to entry in international trade, we focus on barriers to exit as measured by passport costs for a cross-section of countries. We test four…