Oct 2018
Author(s): Suominen, Kati
Mercosur members have grown into Latin America’s digital leaders in the past decade. Online sales have grown much faster than national economies, retail, or foreign trade. Brazil generates 60 percent…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Rosas García, José Nicolás;Hernaiz, Daniel;Bastos, Fabiano
A trade gravity model is used to calculate the bilateral export potential of Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay) and identify patterns of weak performance across…
May 2014
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo;Miller, Sebastián J.;Sánchez, Gabriel;Valenzuela, Patricio
This is an update and revision of our 2009 study. Using a broad dataset and an original methodology, this paper reports composite development gaps across economic, social and institutional sectors.…