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Mar 2017
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Trade facilitation policies intend to simplify administrative processes and accelerate the handling of shipments across borders. Recent research shows that these policies have substantial effects on…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Security concerns in a context of increasingly segmented supply chains haveled to stricter border control measures, which may potentially negatively
affect international trade. Customs around…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Firms selling products abroad usually have to interact with several borderagencies that develop multiple trade regulations and oversee their
compliance. These regulations establish the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we examine an innovative postal export regime that involvesboth a streamlining of export procedures and provision of intermediation
services to investigate how firms' react…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
We examine transaction-level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the transaction level, we observe the time it takes a shipment to…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Graziano, Alejandro; Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we estimate the effects of transit systems that substantiallystreamline administrative processing of trade flows. In so doing, we use a
unique dataset that consists of the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro
In this paper, we estimate the effects of custom-related delays on firms'exports. In so doing, we use a unique dataset that consists of the universe
of Uruguay's export transactions…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Time delays in international transactions impose trade costs. We examine transaction level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the…
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…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Gallo, Andrés
This paper provides evidence on the channels through which export promotion institutions affect bilateral trade using a sample of Latin American and Caribbean countries over the period 1995-2004. We…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo
Recent studies have shown that developing countries might have significantly better export performance if they were able to increase the duration of their trade relationships. Evidence on duration of…