Apr 2015
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.
Macro bilateral trade data. This dataset was created to support Trade Intensity and Business Cycle Synchronization.
Dec 2012
Author(s): Ruta, Michele; Venables, Anthony J.; Rozenwurcel, Guillermo; Katz, Sebastián; Piñeiro, Martín; Bianchi, Eduardo; Arellano, José Pablo; Perrone, Nicolás Marcelo; Hamanaka, Shintaro; Tafgar, Aiken; Dos Santos, Enestor; Zignago, Soledad; Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.; Meloni Nassar, André; Santa Gadea, Rosario; Messere, Vanina; Gómez Minujín, Gala
The last decade has seen a significant increase in the exports of several Latin American and Caribbean countries to destinations within and beyond the region. The increase in trade links has not,…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Bianchi, Eduardo; Piñeiro, Martín; Venables, Anthony J.; Zignago, Soledad; Rozenwurcel, Guillermo; Ruta, Michele; Arellano, José Pablo; Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.; Meloni Nassar, André; Katz, Sebastián; Perrone, Nicolás Marcelo; Santa Gadea, Rosario; Tafgar, Aiken; Gómez Minujín, Gala; Dos Santos, Enestor; Messere, Vanina; Hamanaka, Shintaro
En el último decenio se verifica un significativo incremento de las exportaciones de varios países de América Latina y el Caribe, hacia destinos dentro y fuera de la región. Dicho incremento de los…
Sep 2008
Author(s): Pomareda, Carlos
Este documento fue comisionado por el Sector de Integración y Comercio para ser presentado en la Reunión Subregional de la Red de Integración y Comercio para Centroamérica y Panamá: El alza de…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Quevedo, Fernando; Blyde, Juan S.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Venables, Anthony J.; Ottaviano, Gianmarco I.P.; Laens, Silvia; Terra, María Inés; Vaillant, Marcel; Baruj, Gustavo; Kosacoff, Bernardo; Porta, Fernando; Rezende, Fernando; Flôres Jr., Renato G.; Heymann, Daniel; Ramos, Adrián; Moccero, Diego; Winograd, Carlos; Bouzas, Roberto; Ventura, Deisy
Regional integration among asymmetric countries is a hot and burning policy topic worldwide. Deepening Integration in MERCOSUR analyzes the most important issues of economic integration and policy…
Dec 2006
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…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.
Based on research in linguistics and psychology I use language speech as a reflection of acculturation. I use individual and city-level data from the Lake Ontario area in Canada and study the…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; López-de-Silanes, Florencio
Over the last 20 years, Mexico redefined the role of the state in its economy through an ambitious program to liberalize trade, promote efficiency and reduce the size and scope of the state-owned…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Calderón, César; Chong, Alberto E.; Stein, Ernesto H.
Some key criteria in the optimal currency area literature are that countries should join a currency union if they have closer international trade links and more symmetric business cycles. However,…