Research 2015

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Structural change in four Latin American countries: An international perspective Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Economic development , Latin America, Mexico
Is access to credit a constraint for Latin American enterprises? An empirical analysis with firm-level data Financial Economics, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Banking, Credit constraints, Financial crisis, Latin America Money and Finance Research Group(MoFiR)
A more level playing field? Explaining the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012 Politics and Economy, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Brazil, Income inequality, Inequality
Gross Inequality and Inequality of Opportunities in Basic Education: Were they affected by Latin America’s Economic Boom? Education - Health, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Education, Equality of opportunity, Latin America, PISA Universidad del Rosario
Inequality Stagnation in Latin America in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Inequality, Latin America, Poverty, Skill premium, Transfers The World Bank
Privatization of telecommunications in Latin America, an analysis of its efficiency Infraestructure - Transport - Water, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Efficiency, Latin America, Private sector
Public Transfers and Poverty Reduction: An Evaluation of Program Contribution to the Exit Rate from Poverty of Children and the Elderly Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Childcare, Latin America, Social spending, Uruguay Universidad de la República - Uruguay
The formation of new firms: An ordered probit model approach for Latin American and Caribbean Countries Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Credit, Education, Governance, Income distribution, Latin America and Caribbean, Trade Universidad Católica de Colombia
Export Shocks and the Volatility of Returns to Schooling: Evidence from Twelve Latin American Economies Education - Health Business cycles, Education dropouts, Inequality, Labor market, Latin America, Trade, Volatility The World Bank