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Apr 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Valenzuela, Patricio
This study explores the relationship between demographic factors and saving rates using a panel dataset covering 110 countries between 1963 and 2012. In line with predictions from theory, this paper…
May 2014
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo; Miller, Sebastián J.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Valenzuela, Patricio
This is an update and revision of our 2009 study. Using a broad dataset and an original methodology, this paper reports composite development gaps across economic, social and institutional sectors.…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián; Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; Sánchez, Gabriel
The goal of this paper is to study the link between bank credit (and internal funding) and average firm size in Argentina. Besides the fact that economic growth tends to go hand in hand with larger…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Sabel, Charles; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Rozemberg, Ricardo; Ruffo, Hernán; Arbeláez, María Angélica; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; León, Nicolás; da Rocha, Angela; Kury, Beatriz; Monteiro, Joana; Agosin, Manuel R.; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Aragón, Edgar; Darzé, Alexandre; Bonelli, Regis; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Snoeck, Michele; Pittaluga, Lucía; Artopoulos, Alejandro; Friel, Daniel; Hallak, Juan Carlos
Export Pioneers in Latin America analyzes a series of case studies of successful new export activities throughout the region to learn how pioneers jump-start a virtuous process leading to economic…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Rozemberg, Ricardo
In contrast to the limited impact of aggregate-level productive development policies (PDPs) in Argentina, micro-level PDPs in several sectors have proven highly successful. This study seeks to…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Jaramillo, Fidel; Agosin, Manuel R.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Cueva Armijos, Simón; Albornoz, Vicente; Avellán, Leopoldo; Artana, Daniel; Auguste, Sebastián; Cuevas, Mario; Hausmann, Ricardo; Klinger, Bailey; Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo; Delgado Quesada, Félix; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra; Watson, Patrick
Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose…