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Jan 2008
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Suominen, Kati; Harris, Jeremy; López Córdova, José Ernesto
Rules of origin are a crucial market access instrument in the rapidly proliferating network of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) around the world. In this volume, Estevadeordal and Suominen reveal…
Jan 2008
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Olmedo, Alexandra; Cerrutti, Marcela; Parrado, Emilio A.; Esquivel, Gerardo; Huerta-Pineda, Alejandra; Hanson, Gordon H.; Kugler, Maurice; Lotti, Emanuela; McKenzie, David; Rapoport, Hillel; Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Sainz, Tania; Pozo, Susan; Woodruff, Christopher; Orozco, Manuel; Fedewa, Rachel
The IDB's Integration & Trade Journal includes articles on the different aspects of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, on hemispheric integration and, furthermore, on similar…
Nov 2006
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Suominen, Kati; Estevadeordal, Antoni
The proliferation of free trade agreements around the world has accentuated the role of preferential rules of origin (RoO) in global companies¿ sourcing and investment decisions. However, there are…
Aug 2006
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto
In this paper we present evidence suggesting that international migrant remittances generally lead to improved developmental outcomes. Using a cross-section of Mexican municipalities in the year 2000…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Olmedo, Alexandra; López Córdova, José Ernesto
In this paper we survey the recent literature assessing the development impact of international migrant remittances. We begin by arguing that international migration should be fully incorporated in…
Aug 2003
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
This document was presented in the Trade and Integration Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the 5th Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on August 14th and 15th, 2003. It covers a review of the…
Jul 2003
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
This paper discusses the impacts of integration on productivity, specifically within regional agreements. The paper focuses on the economies of Brazil and Mexico and on their performance in the…
Aug 2001
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto
Suriname gained autonomy from Holland in domestic affairs in 1955 and full political independence in 1975. "Self-sufficiency" -particularly in economic terms- became a strong motif in…
Jul 2001
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto
This paper briefly discusses some of the issues that must be grappled with when analyzing the impact that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has had -and will have in the future- on the…