Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. The country profiles present…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de país…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. Agreement Profiles…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de…
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…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Cadot, Olivier;Graziano, Alejandro;Harris, Jeremy;Volpe Martincus, Christian
This paper estimates empirically the effect of preference utilization on export growth at the level of the firm using a unique transaction-level dataset of Colombia's imports from Argentina,…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy;Shearer, Matthew;Lopez-Monti, Rafael
This document inaugurates a series of annual reports that will periodically monitor the state of the region's integration in the global economy. These reports will build on an extensive body of…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Staples, Brian Rankin
This paper draws on the experience of Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and on the experiences of four Latin American countries in the implementation of their services and…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Roffe, Pedro;Genovesi, Luis Mariano
Este estudio tiene por propósito considerar la experiencia de un grupo de países en la implementación de los tratados de libre comercio (TLC) suscritos en años recientes con los Estados Unidos de…
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?…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Despite progress in communication technologies, lack of information still severely handicaps companies seeking to operate in international markets. Furthermore, the investments that these companies…