May 2021
Author(s): Trachtenberg, Danielle
This paper uses data on policy measures affecting services operation and trade to document and estimate the impact of different types of policy measures on services exports and imports, with a focus…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Harris, Jeremy;Michalczewsky, Kathia;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro;Iannuzzi, Patricia
This report presents estimates of Latin American international trade flows in 2015 and an update through the first quarter of 2016. Prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Harris, Jeremy;Michalczewsky, Kathia;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro;Iannuzzi, Patricia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de America Latina y el Caribe para el año 2015 y una actualización hasta el primer trimestre de 2016, elaboradas por el…
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…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina;Estrada-Belli, Francisco
The Maya in a Millennial Perspective looks at the deep history of the lowland Maya. It examines what the Maya thought about the world around them and how they crafted nature into a flourishing…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina;Estrada-Belli, Francisco
Los Mayas en una Perspectiva Milenaria presenta la larga historia de la cultura maya, tal y como tomó forma en las tierras bajas. Examina lo que los mayas pensaron acerca del mundo que los rodeaba y…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Lendle, Andreas;Olarreaga, Marcelo
Technology made available by online markets has signifcantly reducedthe cost of entry into international markets for small and medium sized
firms, who can now reach far away consumers and…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Ulloa, Alfie;Wagner, Rodrigo
Free Trade Agreements (FTA) attract significant interest, but after these treaties are signed not all exporters use them. We provide a model of heterogeneous utilization, also developing a novel…
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…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Ávila Akerberg, Andrés
El presente estudio tiene como objetivo analizar y comparar la experiencia de México, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador y Perú en la implementación de las provisiones ambientales de sus TLCs con Estados…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Zuñiga, Juan Luis;Staples, Brian Rankin
Este estudio abordará los desafíos y dificultades asociadas con la implementación y administración de las disposiciones sobre acceso a mercados, con especial énfasis en aquellas relacionadas con…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;United Nations;Organization of American States
This document represents a contribution made by the Tripartite Committee comprising the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Economic Commission…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
New empirical evidence produced for this policy brief supports the conclusion that in a postcrisis environment, the value of integration is increasing. Meanwhile, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Blyde, Juan S.
This presentation argues that trade policy in the region has been too focused on removing tariffs, to the detriment of trade facilitation, particularly in transportation. It explores the impact of…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Micco, Alejandro;Serebrisky, Tomás
This presentation discusses the authors' paper on the effects of open skies agreement. They explain how they estimate the effect of a change in Air Competition Regimes (OSA) on air transport…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Vega, Henry
Exporting fresh flowers is one of very few successful efforts by producers in low-income countries to compete in international markets of high-value agricultural goods. While this success results…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Micco, Alejandro;Serebrisky, Tomás
The relevance of transport costs has increased as liberalization continues to reduce artificial barriers to trade. Is it worthwhile to implement policies designed to increase competition in transport…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Page, Sheila
This paper discusses the European Union trade policy making process and implications for the Andean community. The European Union (EU) divides its agreements with other countries into three types:…