Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2019 and an update through the first quarter of 2020. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2019 y una actualización hasta el primer trimestre de 2020, elaboradas por el…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Etchegaray, Juan Pablo; Arias Urones, Ana
La Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) es un pilar fundamental de la política de desarrollo económico ya que tiene un impacto directo e indirecto en diversas áreas de la economía y productividad local…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Sierra Galindo, María Elena; Domínguez Rodríguez, Gloria María
This study, financed by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is based on a survey of the APEC in which 16 out of the 21 economies participated. It aims…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio; Gómez Decker, Federica
Los resultados de las evaluaciones de impacto realizadas indican que las asistencias brindadas por URUGUAY XXI han contribuido de manera significativa a aumentar y diversificar las exportaciones de…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Digital technologies are changing the way people, businesses, and governments interact, but what is their impact on international trade? Although some of the effects of digital technologies on trade…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Multinational production has become increasingly important in recent decades. Countries resort to different industrial policies to influence the geography of this production. In this paper, we focus…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Cai, Charles; Li, Kun
Using the multisector, heterogeneous-firm general equilibrium trade model of Caliendo et al. (2017), this paper carries out five exercises to understand the trade and welfare effect of trade…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio; Blyde, Juan S.
In this paper we present evidence on the impact of investment promotion activities on multinational firms location decisions using -for the first time to our knowledge- firmlevel data. In particular…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Molina, Danielken
In this paper, I use Colombian data from 1996-2013 to construct two datasets that are used to assess whether the China Shock has affected the future growth rates of productivity, employment level,…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Trachtenberg, Danielle
Participation in global value chains (GVCs) is lower in Latin America and the Caribbean than in other regions. This technical note uses measures of forward and backward linkages to examine Latin…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Busso, Matías; Romero, Dario
We analyze how local labor markets in Mexico adjusted in response to an increase in Chinese import competition between 1998 and 2013. We exploit the spatial variation in import exposure arising from…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Merchán, Federico; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
As Latin America and the Caribbeans “Great Liberalization” reaches its 30th anniversary, we revisit the trade and growth debate by updating and expanding Estevadeordal and Taylors 2013 paper. To…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact of import competition from China on informality and wages in the Peruvian manufacturing sector in 20012010. Using data from the Peruvian Household Survey, we use a two-…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Mercado, Eduardo; Pierola, Martha Denisse; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact that import competition from China had on firms performance in the manufacturing sector in Peru in 20052015. Using a firm-level dataset that covers the universe of firms…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Morales, Fernando; Pierola, Martha Denisse; Volpe Martincus, Christian
The impact of tariff changes on aggregate bilateral trade flows operates through both the intensive and extensive margins of trade. However, there is a difference in the timing of this impact. After…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2019. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2019, elaboradas por el sector de Integración y Comercio (INT) del Banco…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Merchán, Federico; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
To study how trade liberalization has impacted Latin Americas extensive and intensive margins between 1990 and 2015, we estimated the random growth first-difference model proposed by Baier,…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…