Apr 2022
Author(s): Bisang, Roberto;Lachman, Jeremías;López, Andrés;Pereyra, Martin;Tacsir, Ezequiel
En la última década el sector agropecuario fue testigo de un incipiente cambio radical a partir de la creciente utilización de tecnologías de base digital. Esta tendencia global se replicó en los…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Bisang, Roberto;Lachman, Jeremías;López, Andrés;Pereyra, Martin;Tacsir, Ezequiel
El cluster de limones en Argentina y de cítricos en Uruguay ilustra dos casos de cómo la coordinación entre los privados y la cooperación de estos con el sector público son centrales para la…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Bisang, Roberto;Lachman, Jeremías;López, Andrés;Pereyra, Martin;Tacsir, Ezequiel
El sector apícola uruguayo está fuertemente especializado en la exportación. Uruguay se encuentra habitualmente dentro de los primeros exportadores mundiales y ha exportado tradicionalmente cerca del…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Bolzico, Javier;Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol
Esta publicación presenta el análisis y conclusiones de un estudio sobre esquemas de garantía pública en tiempos de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Para mitigar los efectos económicos…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Bisang, Roberto;Lachman, Jeremías;López, Andrés;Pereyra, Martin;Tacsir, Ezequiel
La carne bovina ocupó un rol icónico en el comercio exterior argentino y uruguayo hasta los años 70 cuando diversas restricciones en los mercados externos afectaron severamente los flujos comerciados…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor;Lamé, Diego
Using a standard trust game, we elicit trust and reciprocity measures in a representative sample of adult players in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, a country that exhibits relatively better…
May 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Perilla, Sergio;Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper examines new data on public sector employees from 18 Latin American countries to shed light on the role of trust in the performance of government agencies. We developed an original survey…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Camacho, Juanita;Messina, Julián;Montenegro, Guadalupe
Latin American governments swiftly implemented income assistance programs to sustain families' livelihoods during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. This paper analyzes the potential coverage and…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
The current coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented public health challenge that has devastating economic impacts for households. Using a sample of 230,540 respondents to online surveys in 17…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;García Goñi, Manuel;Pereyra, Martin;Rubalcaba, Luis;Zunino, Gonzalo
Prices transmit information and guide consumption and production decisions. In electricity markets prices usually do not reflect marginal costs of production, and therefore there are opportunities…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Moita, Rodrigo;Monte, Daniel
This paper develops a dynamic model of competitive equilibrium in electricity markets with thermal, hydro and intermittent power sources. Thermal generators have positive and increasing costs and use…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Quijada, José Alejandro;Sánchez, Gabriel;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia;Miller, Sebastián J.;Massia, Santiago;Pietrafesa, Florencia
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also includes recommendations to overcome these challenges, along with an…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Quijada, José Alejandro;Sánchez, Gabriel;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia;Miller, Sebastián J.;Massia, Santiago;Pietrafesa, Florencia
Este resumen de políticas describe los desafíos en los sectores de infraestructura de Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay. Asimismo, incluye recomendaciones para superar estos desafíos,…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.;Cornick, Jorge;Fernández-Arias, Eduardo;Rivas, Gonzalo
Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Bucacos, Elizabeth
This study analyzes the effects of "financial stress" on the Uruguayan macroeconomy in the 1998Q3-2016Q2 period with the underlying idea that financial shocks propagate differently during…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Torres, Javier;Agüero, Jorge M.
This paper uses seven nationally representative time use surveys in Latin America to identify key stylized facts regarding the quantity and quality of parental time investment on the skill formation…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Acerenza, Santiago;Gandelman, Néstor
This paper characterizes household spending in education using microdata from income and expenditure surveys for 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries and the United States. Bahamas, Chile and…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bianchi, Carlos;Pittaluga, Lucía;Fuentes, Guillermo
En este trabajo se analizan tres organizaciones que implementan políticas de desarrollo productivo en Uruguay: la Dirección Nacional de Recursos Naturales Renovables, los consejos sectoriales, y la…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Sosa, Mariano;Powell, Andrew
The July 2016 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that the simple average growth rate expected for 2016 for the eight countries covered by…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Sosa, Mariano;Powell, Andrew
The June 2016 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that the simple average growth rate expected for 2016 for the eight countries covered by…