Sep 2021
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Powell, Andrew
This paper employs a simple methodology to estimate the potential economic damages of the 2021 earthquake in Haiti. The country registered a magnitude 7.2 earthquake off the South Coast on August 14…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Del Boca, Daniela
This paper discusses several approaches to examining the relationship between child care and mothers' labor supply. The focus is on child care for children aged 0-3, because this is a critical…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio;Pesaran, M. Hashem;Rebucci, Alessandro;Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
May 2011
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.
The existence of populist regimes led by outsiders is not new in history. In this paper a simple framework is presented that shows how and why a populist outsider can be elected to office, and under…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Treadway, Michael;Funaro, Rita;Inter American Development Bank
This issue of IDEA was inspired by the myriad questions raised by the successive natural disasters that have struck the developing world of late. It asks why some countries are more resilient to…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Treadway, Michael;Funaro, Rita;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Esta edición de IDEA fue inspirada por la gran cantidad de preguntas suscitadas por los desastres naturales registrados últimamente en el mundo en desarrollo. Pregunta porque algunas economías sean…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Powell, Andrew;Becerra, Oscar
This paper uses simple regression techniques to make an initial assessment of the monetary damages caused by the January 12, 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti. Damages are estimated for a disaster…