Jun 2022
Author(s): Ome, Alejandro;Pérez, Javier
We study the impact of natural resource royalties on educational outcomes in Colombia. We analyze a reform enacted in 2012 that made the distribution of these royalties more equitable. Before the…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Parra-Cely, Sergio;Zanoni, Wladimir
To assess the effects of an oil price bust on individual labor market outcomes, we leverage the 2015 exogenous decline in international oil prices with geographical variation in oil-dependency in…
May 2022
Author(s): Ghezzi, Piero;García Carpio, Juan Manuel
Este documento trata la dinámica y los determinantes del crecimiento de las unidades productivas de menor tamaño (MYPE) utilizando el marco conceptual de la “valla de la calidad”, el cual pone…
May 2022
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel;Saboin, José Luis
This paper provides evidence of a positive effect of institutions and reforms in initiating investment booms. We constructed an unbalanced panel of 178 countries for the period 1950-2019 that…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Díaz, Lina M.;Gómez Parra, Nicolás;Manzano, Osmel
América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se ha beneficiado de manera significativa del sector extractivo para mejorar sus resultados económicos. Al mismo tiempo, la región ha experimentado altos niveles de…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Díaz, Lina M.;Gómez Parra, Nicolás;Manzano, Osmel
América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se ha beneficiado de manera significativa del sector extractivo para mejorar sus resultados económicos. Al mismo tiempo, la región ha experimentado altos niveles de…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier;Figueroa, Luis;Martínez, Octavio
Históricamente, la región andina se ha caracterizado por ser una región relativamente inestable en su desempeño económico, político y social. Algunos de los países que la integran han experimentado…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Freitas, Carlos Otávio;Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo;Neves, Mateus C. R.
In this paper, we estimate a stochastic production function for Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru to investigate whether road infrastructure affects farm technical inefficiency. We use…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Foronda, Carlos;Beverinotti, Javier
This study quantifies the impact of process and product innovation on employment growth in Bolivia by using microdata from a survey on innovation conducted in Bolivia in 2016. Following the model of…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Foronda, Carlos;Beverinotti, Javier
El presente estudio cuantifica el impacto de la innovación en procesos y productos sobre el crecimiento del empleo en Bolivia empleando microdatos de la encuesta de innovación en Bolivia (2016).…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier;Canavire-Bacarreza, Gustavo;Deza, María Cecilia;Gayoso de Ervin, Lyliana
This paper examines the effects of management practices on effective tax rates (ETR) in a sample of medium and large manufacturing firms in Ecuador. We use a novel data set on management practice…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Freitas, Carlos Otávio;Neves, Mateus C. R.;Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo
In this paper, we explore the link between energy and agricultural production in Bolivia, Peru, and Colombia. The economic literature and policy reports, discussed here, indicate that access to…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Meneses, Juan Francisco;Saboin, José Luis
This paper analyzes the behavior of a long list of economic variables during episodes of recovery from an economic collapse. A set of stylized facts is proposed so as to depict what in this work is…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier;Canavire-Bacarreza, Gustavo;Puerta, Alejandro
In this paper we aim to disentangle how sectoral economic growth affects the growth of the middle class size using state-level data of Bolivia from 2000 to 2017, a country with limited data, breaking…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Neves, Mateus C. R.;Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo;Freitas, Carlos Otávio
In this working paper, we estimate agricultural total factor productivity (Ag TFP) for South American countries over the period 19692016 and identify how road density affect technical efficiency. In…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Neves, Mateus C. R.;Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo;Freitas, Carlos Otávio
In this paper we estimate the average treatment effect from access to extension services and credit on agricultural production in selected Andean countries (Bolivia, Peru, and Colombia). More…
May 2021
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel;Saboin, José Luis
This paper uses a model of intergenerational accounting to simulate the intergenerational distribution of oil wealth in Venezuela. Venezuelan oil production does not seem to follow an optimal…
May 2021
Author(s): Bermudez, Tomas;Deza, María Cecilia;Beverinotti, Javier;Moreno, Kenji
Perú es un referente de éxito económico en la región. El país capitalizó las reformas implementadas en diferentes frentes durante los noventa para sentar las bases del crecimiento y la movilidad…
May 2021
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna;Andrian, Leandro Gaston;Contreras, Eduardo;Hirs, Jorge
El presente documento desarrolla un análisis profundo de los procesos e instrumentos de planificación y priorización del gasto de inversión pública en Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú. Para tal fin…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Astudillo Estévez, Pablo A.
Se generó una herramienta computacional, basada en análisis de big data y ciencia de redes, la cual permite el análisis de la conectividad vial de los países de la región andina (Venezuela, Colombia…