Jan 2009
Author(s): La Ferrara, Eliana; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper studies the link between television and divorce in Brazil by exploiting variation in the timing of availability of the signal of Rede Globothe network that had a virtual monopoly on…
Jun 2008
Author(s): La Ferrara, Eliana; Duryea, Suzanne; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper focuses on fertility choices in Brazil, a country where soap operas (novelas) portray families that are much smaller than in reality, to study the effects of television on individual…
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…
Jan 2005
Author(s): López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Serra, Pablo; Gertler, Paul; Schargrodsky, Ernesto; Anuatti, Francisco; Galiani, Sebastián; Chong, Alberto E.; Pombo, Carlos; Sturzenegger, Federico; Torero, Máximo; Machicado, Carlos Gustavo; Fischer, Ronald; Garrón, Mauricio; Macedo, Roberto; Capra, Katherina; Gutiérrez, Rodrigo; Ramírez, Manuel; Barossi-Filho, Milton; de Carvalho, Antonio Gledson
'Privatization in Latin America' evaluates the empirical evidence on privatization in a region that has witnessed an extensive decline in the state's share of production over the past…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Tamayo, Gonzalo; Barrantes, Roxana; Alonso, Julio César; Chong, Alberto E.; Benavides, Juan; Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.; Sánchez, José Miguel; Távara, José; Rodríguez, Carlos Jorge; Pendra, Pedro Cavalcanti Gomes; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; Zavala, Verónica; de Olivara, Luiz Guilherme Schymura; Sanhueza, Ricardo
Los países en América Latina y el Caribe han mostrado interés durante los últimos años en fomentar la participación del sector privado en proyectos de infraestructura. Eso ha permitido sanear las…