Aug 2015
Author(s): Santa Gadea, Rosario
Trade and investment have been the main drivers of economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in the member countries of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Espino, Emilio;González Rozada, Martín
This paper explores the qualitative and quantitative implications of taxation for growth and savings in three Latin American countries: Brazil, Chile and Mexico, studying a small open economy in the…
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…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.;Da Silva, André L. Carvalhal;Chong, Alberto E.;Cruces, Juan José;Garay, Urbi;González, Maximiliano;Gutiérrez, Luis H.;Kawamura, Enrique;Leal, Ricardo P. C.;Lefort, Fernando;López-de-Silanes, Florencio;Pombo, Carlos;Walker, Eduardo
'Investor Protection and Corporate Governance' analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level--the first…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo;Schiantarelli, Fabio
This paper summarizes and discusses new evidence on the nature, extent, evolution and consequences of financing constraints in Latin America; this evidence is drawn from a recent series of papers.…
Jul 2000
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.;Székely, Miguel
East Asia and Latin America have diverged in several dimensions in the past three decades. This paper compares household saving behavior in two countries in each region (Mexico, Peru, Thailand and…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Gavin, Michael
The Mexican oil boom was characterized by a period of high investment, followed by capital flight. The private sector and households responded to the 1977-1981 windfall by attaining high savings…