Oct 2016
Author(s): Tomar, Louisa;Guicheney, William;Kyarisiima, Hope;Zimani, Tinashe
This paper analyzes different ways in which big data can be leveraged to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government. It describes five cases where massive and diverse sets of information…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Sucre, Carlos;Marchán, Estefanía;Espinasa, Ramón
One of the most important trends in trade and investment of the past two decades has been the increased participation of Asian firms in world markets. This emergence of Asian actors as large…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Sucre, Carlos;Marchán, Estefanía;Espinasa, Ramón
En los últimos dos decenios, una de las tendencias más importantes en materia de comercio e inversión ha sido la participación cada vez mayor de las empresas asiáticas en los mercados mundiales. El…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth
The People's Republic of China (China) and countries in Latin America face similar challenges in their cities. Their convergence is a consequence of the speed at which they have become urbanized…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth
China y los países de América Latina enfrentan hoy desafíos similares en sus ciudades. Esta convergencia es consecuencia de la rapidez con la que ambas se han urbanizado. Si bien en China la…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Kahn, Theodore
This current study considers a large sample of LAC firms and analyzes in more detail how their strategies follow distinct patterns in different sectors. In doing so, we shed new light on how firms in…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Kahn, Theodore
El presente trabajo considera una amplia muestra de firmas de ALC y analizando en mayor profundidad cómo sus estrategias responden a patrones específicos en los diferentes sectores. El estudio…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Van Biesebroeck, Johannes
While many studies explain the correlation between firm-level productivity and export status entirely by better firms self-selecting into exporting, a few studies find evidence of reverse causation.…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
Trade between Latin America and China has grown at an annual average rate of 25 percent since 2000, driven primarily by strong complementarity between the two economies. While commodities-for-…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
El comercio entre América Latina y China ha crecido a una tasa promedio anual del 25 por ciento desde el año 2000, impulsado principalmente por la fuerte complementariedad entre las dos economías. Si…
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…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Calderón, César;Casacuberta, Carlos;Castro, Lucio;Cravino, Javier;Feenstra, Robert C.;Freund, Caroline;Gandelman, Néstor;Hanson, Gordon H.;Kee, Hiau Looi;Lederman, Daniel;Olarreaga, Marcelo;Özden, Çaglar;Perry, Guillermo;Robertson, Raymond;Saslavsky, Daniel;Soloaga, Isidro
The economic successes of China and India are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean…
Jul 2008
Author(s): Beato, Paulina;Navajas, Fernando;Carciofi, Ricardo;Cárcamo-Díaz, Rodrigo;Goddard, John Gabriel;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Iglesias, Roberto M.;Cipoletta Tomassian, Georgina;Guerra-García Picasso, Gustavo;De, Prabir;Edmonds, Christopher;Fujimura, Manuba;Brooks, Douglas H.;Zhai, Fan
The IDB's Integration & Trade Journal includes articles on the different aspects of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, on hemispheric integration and, furthermore, on similar…
Jul 2008
Author(s): Beato, Paulina;Navajas, Fernando;Carciofi, Ricardo;Cárcamo-Díaz, Rodrigo;Goddard, John Gabriel;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Iglesias, Roberto M.;Cipoletta Tomassian, Georgina;Guerra-García Picasso, Gustavo;De, Prabir;Edmonds, Christopher;Fujimura, Manuba;Brooks, Douglas H.;Zhai, Fan
La Revista Integración & Comercio del BID incluye artículos referidos a las distintas manifestaciones del proceso de integración en América Latina y el Caribe, a la integración hemisférica y,…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Edmonds, Christopher;Fujimura, Manuba
This paper investigates the impact of cross-border road infrastructure on trade and foreign direct investment in the Greater Mekong Subregion using panel data from 1981 to 2003. Empirical analysis…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés;Devlin, Robert;Estevadeordal, Antoni
China's size, rapid growth, external openness, and trade performance have led to varying perceptions among the countries of Latin America: Is China a potential new market, a potent new…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés;Devlin, Robert;Estevadeordal, Antoni
¿Cómo puede América Latina aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades que ofrece el mercado chino y preparar al mismo tiempo a sus economías para hacer frente al desafío competitivo de China? Esta obra…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Chantasasawat, Busakorn;Fung, Kwok Chiu;Iizaka, Hitomi;Siu, Alan
In recent years, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has emerged as the largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world. Many analysts and government officials in the…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Sigurdson, Jon
This paper discusses the importance of the People's Republic of China in the global economy by exemplifying industrial sectors where it has established a strong competitive advantage. The…
Oct 2004
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.;Rodas Martini, Pablo;Saavedra-Rivano, Neantro
This study covers the impact of the emergence of China on Central American economies, with special emphasis on Guatemala and Honduras. The issue of the China¿s impact is generally approached from the…