Research 2012

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Assessing the infrastructure impact of mega-events in emerging economies Infraestructure - Transport - Water Emerging markets, Infrastructure, Mega sporting events College of the Holy Cross
What Drives Tax Morale? A Focus on Emerging Economies Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Developing countries, Taxes
Elementos Solidarios del Sistema de Pensiones Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Chile, Pensions, Pensions reform, Public policy
International trade and economic growth in Mexico Globalization - Trade, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Economic growth, Mexico, Trade University of Texas at El Paso
The Latin American Saving Gap Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Economic growth, Latin America, Macroeconomic stability, Saving Asociación Nacional de Centros de Posgrado en Economía, Brasil
Teoría de la migración colectiva como explicación al desplazamiento forzado en Colombia Demographic Economics - Migration Colombia, Migration
The role of sectoral growth patterns in labor market development Labor Economic growth, Employment, Productivity, Unemployment The World Bank
The welfare cost of homicides in Brazil: accounting for heterogeneity in the willingness to pay for mortality reductions Conflict, Crime and Violence Brazil, Conflict and violence PUC Rio
Payments for water ecosystem services in Latin America: evidence from reported experience Infraestructure, Transport and Water Latin America, Water
Does workers’ control affect firm survival? Evidence from Uruguay Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity
The Latin American development problem: an interpretation Microeconomics, Competition and Productivity, Poverty and Aid Effectiveness Economic development , Latin America, Productivity
Decentralization of health and education in developing countries: a quality-adjusted review of the empirical literature Education and Health Decentralization, Education, Health, Technical efficiency London School of Economics
Formación para el trabajo en Colombia Education and Health, Labor Colombia, Education, Job training programs Banco de la República de Colombia
Left, right, left: income dynamics and the evolving political preferences of forward-looking Bayesian voters Politics and Economy Income dynamics, Latin America London School of Economics
Declining inequality in Latin America in the 2000s: the cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico Fiscal Policy, Public and Welfare Economics Argentina, Brazil, Fiscal policy, Labor policies, Mexico, Poverty reduction The World Bank
Latin American banking efficiency and use of production factors. Are domestic and foreign banks so different? Financial Economics Financial markets, Latin America
Productivity, Structural Change, and Latin American Development Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics Instituto de Estudios Avanzados en Desarrollo (INESAD)
Regional monetary cooperation in Latin America Financial Economics International finance, Latin America Asian Development Bank Institute
Employment and Labor Regulation: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms in Bolivia, 1988-2007 Labor Instituto de Estudios Avanzados en Desarrollo (INESAD)
Water scarcity and birth outcomes in the Brazilian semiarid Education and Health, Infraestructure, Transport and Water Brazil, Health, Infant mortality Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)