Research 2014

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Government Capabilities in Latin America: Why They Are So Important, What We Know about Them, and What to Do Next Politics and Economy, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Governance, Latin America, Public policy, Transparency Inter-American Development Bank
Trade obstacles, inventory level of inputs, and internationalization of enterprise activities: a comparison between Southeast Asia and Latin America Globalization - Trade, Infraestructure - Transport - Water Exports, Taxes, Trade
The impact of race and inequality on human capital formation in Latin America during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries History and Economics Economic growth, History and Economy, Human capital, Inequality, Latin America Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Cities, Wages, and the Urban Hierarchy Demographic Economics - Migration, Labor Chile, Labor supply, Productivity, Wages
The Political Economy of Growth, Inequality, the Size and Composition of Government Spending Politics and Economy, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Economic growth, Inequality, Latin America, Political economy, Public expenditure Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Public Education Expenditures and Private School Enrollment Education - Health, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Brazil, Education, Education enrollment, Latin America, Public expenditure University of Sao Paulo
The informal economy and the constraints that it imposes on pension contributions in Latin America Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Informality, Mexico, Pensions, Peru, Retirement, Social security BBVA Research
Trade Credit durante episodios de tensión financiera: ¿Fuente de volatilidad macroeconómica para la región? Financial Economics, Globalization - Trade, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Exports, Macroeconomic stability, Trade credit Fondo Latinoamericano de Reservas (FLAR)
The Economics of the War on Illegal Drug Production and Trafficking Conflict, Crime and Violence Conflict and violence, Illicit drugs production and trafficking, Public policy Universidad de los Andes
Further evidence on the determinants of regional stock market integration in Latin America Financial Economics Financial markets, Latin America, Regional Trade Agreements, Stock market IPAG Business School
Carbon Tariffs: An Analysis of the Trade, Welfare and Emission Effects Environmental Economics Competitiveness, Environmental policy
Minería y medio ambiente en Colombia Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics Colombia, Environmental policy, Mining, extraction, and refining, Natural resources Fedesarrollo
Patentes y Crecimiento Económico: ¿Innovación de Residentes o No Residentes? Globalization - Trade, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity
Dealing with Cross-Firm Heterogeneity in Bank Efficiency Estimates: Some evidence from Latin America Financial Economics, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Banking, Financial institutions, Latin America
Poverty, Inequality and Employment in Chile Labor, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Chile, Inequality, Labor market, Social policy International Labour Office
Competitiveness in the Latin American manufacturing sector: trends and determinants Globalization - Trade, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Competitiveness, Exports, Latin America, Manufacturing
Does increasing the minimum wage reduce poverty in developing countries? Labor Developing countries, Poverty reduction, Wages Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Is the Eurozone on the Mend? Latin American Examples to Analyze the Euro Question Financial Economics Euro, Financial crisis, Latin America Inter-American Development Bank
Financial Stability and Financial Inclusion Financial Economics Developing countries, Financial development, Financial inclusion Asian Development Bank Institute
After the Boom - Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean Financial Economics, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Business cycles, China, Commodity prices, Economic growth, Latin America and Caribbean International Monetary Fund