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Apr 2016
Author(s): Molina, Danielken; Heuser, Cecilia; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
This document contains the appendices to the study "Infrastructure and Export Performance in the Pacific Alliance". It includes: a) Theoretical Setup, b) Estimation Strategy, c) Transport…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Molina, Danielken; Heuser, Cecilia; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
The launch of negotiations over the Pacific Alliance (PA) in 2011 gave new life to regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With more pragmatic, market-oriented expectations and…
May 2014
Author(s): Molina, Danielken; Roa, Mónica
In this paper we use Colombian manufacturing data on exports and external financing for the period 1998 - 2006 to estimate the credit elasticity of exports. We use bank-firm linked data to construct…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Driven by declining import tariffs, poor infrastructure and increasing specialization in transport-intensive goods, transport costs are arguably today's most formidable obstacles to trade in…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Molina, Danielken
Driven by declining import tariffs, poor infrastructure and increasing specialization in transport-intensive goods, transport costs are arguably today's most formidable obstacles to trade in…
May 2012
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Molina, Danielken; Ramizo, Dorothea; Pasadilla, Gloria; Burmeister, Luca; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Wignaraja, Ganeshan
Trade, investment, and financial relationships between developing regions are deepening. There is no better example than the relationship between Asia and the Pacific on one hand, and Latin America…