Nov 2017
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés
As part of a Regional Public Good (BPR), 20,200 Latin Americans from 18 countries were interviewed on issues of integration, democracy, equity, environment, technology, and innovation. In a world…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés
Como parte de un Bien Público Regional (BPR) se entrevistaron 20.200 latinoamericanos de 18 países que fueron consultados sobre temas de integración, democracia, equidad, medio ambiente y tecnología…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Chelala, Santiago
Con más de veinte mil encuestas exclusivas realizadas en dieciocho países de la región, la iniciativa de INTAL-Latinobarómetro mide de forma permanente la opinión de la población sobre temas…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Gari, Gabriel
This paper discusses the suitability of using free zones as a mechanism for the promotion of the offshore industry in MERCOSUR countries, both from a legal and a broader policy perspective. From a…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
Esta nota técnica aborda el tema de los ferrocarriles de América Latina y el Caribe en sus tres modelos de negocio (Transporte de cargas, de pasajeros urbanos y suburbanos -trenes de cercanías-, y de…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Gayá, Romina;Michalczewsky, Kathia
La presente nota técnica examina el salto exportador del MERCOSUR entre 2003 y 2008. Más allá del boom de las materias primas presenta un detallado análisis cuantitativo de la evolución de las ventas…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
A ultima década tem sido marcada por crescentes manifestações por parte de lideres do Brasil e da Colômbia sobre a importância e urgência da integração dos dois países sul-americanos. O ex-presidente…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
La última década ha estado marcada por numerosas manifestaciones por parte de líderes brasileños y colombianos, en cuanto a la importancia y urgencia de la integración regional de los dos países…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
This paper examines this agenda and argues that if Brazil really wants to fully enjoy the growth and welfare benefits of trade, it needs to further lower and rationalize its structure of protection;…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Casanova, Lourdes;Golstein, Andrea;Almeida, André;Fraser, Matthew;Molina, Ramón;Hoeber, Henning;Arruda, Carlos
The goal of this document is to provide a comparative analysis of the motivating drivers and strategies behind the internationalization strategies of Global Latinas operating in a diverse range of…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Chami Batista, Jorge
This report is a case study aimed at shedding some light on the magnitude and determinants of Brazil's exporting costs. Two exporting firms were selected to provide information on these costs:…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Blyde, Juan S.
The book explores the impact of transport costs on trade in Latin America and the Caribbean, and argues that transport costs have assumed an unprecedented strategic importance to the region. The…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Magalhães, Fernanda;Rojas, Eduardo
The search for solutions to urban and social problems prompted by informal settlements is gaining importance in the development agenda of most large cities in Latin America. Nearly 60 percent of the…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Navajas, Fernando
This presentation discusses the experience of natural gas infrastructure integration in the Southern Cone of Latin America. Topics include public goods and contracting, natural gas crisis in the…
Mar 2006
Author(s): De Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
The interest of specific Latin American economies in the successful completion of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) negotiations is very heterogeneous. A list of relevant factors to explain…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Tanzi, Vito;Barreix, Alberto Daniel;Roca, Jerónimo;Villela, Luiz Arruda;González Cano, Hugo;Rezende, Fernando;Alarcón Säfstrand, Manuel;Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.
Este documento surge a solicitud del Grupo Mercado Común del MERCOSUR, y presenta la recopilación de los trabajos presentados en la reunión del Diálogo Subregional de Viceministros sobre Armonización…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Tezuka, Kazuaki
This document is about foreign workers in Japan, the evolution of immigration policy in this country, working conditions and social security. In order to sustain the Japanese economy and its society…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This publication presents ten case studies to provide a sample of the diversity, innovation, and significance of the projects assisted by the Japanese Funds at the IDB. Among them are projects…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Laens, Silvia;Terra, María Inés
The enforcement of the MERCOSUR as an imperfect customs union is determined by the existence of a Common External Tariff (CET) which has not been fully applied up to this moment. The smallest…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Vaillant, Marcel
This article has two objectives. The first one is to analyze the possible changes that should be carried out in MERCOSUR in order to enhance its functionality. These changes should involve…