Research 2015

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The Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges for Public Health Policies Education - Health Health, Latin America and Caribbean, Social welfare Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
The Long-term Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers on Child Labor and School Enrollment Education - Health, Financial Economics, Labor Child labor, Conditional Cash Transfers, Education enrollment Getulio Vargas Foundation
The Middle-Income Trap Turns Ten Financial Economics, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Middle Classes, Middle-income trap The World Bank
Female Labor Force Participation in Latin America: Patterns and Explanations Labor Gender, Gender wage gap, Labor force, Latin America, Women as head of household Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
Brazil’s 35 years-old quasi-stagnation: facts and theory Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy, Politics and Economy Brazil, Dutch disease, Exchange rates, Interest rates, Investment São Paulo School of Economics FGV
La política de precios del café en Colombia Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics Agriculture, Colombia, Commodity prices Fedesarrollo
El potencial oculto: Factores determinantes y oportunidades del impuesto a la propiedad inmobiliaria en América Latina Infraestructure - Transport - Water, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Fiscal policy, Latin America, Taxes Inter-American Development Bank
Saving in Latin America and the Caribbean: Performance and Policies Financial Economics Latin America and Caribbean, Saving International Monetary Fund
Determinants and home-country effects of FDI outflows: Evidence from Latin American countries Financial Economics, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Foreign Direct Investment, Latin America
Fighting the Last Economic War: How Crises Lead to Ideological Change in Latin America Financial Economics, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Economic crisis, Financial crisis, Latin America George Washington University
The Great Divide: The Paths of Industrial Competitiveness in Brazil and South Korea Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Brazil, Economic theory, Productivity Cedeplar
On the Effects of Enforcement on Illegal Markets Evidence from a Quasi-experiment in Colombia Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity, Politics and Economy Colombia, Crime, Illicit drugs production and trafficking The World Bank
Why is Fiscal Policy often Procyclical? Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Developing countries, Fiscal policy Harvard University
Long-Term Direct and Spillover Effects of Job Training: Experimental Evidence from Colombia Labor Colombia, Education, Employment
New Banking, Banking for All: the Peru Model Financial Economics, Theory Banking, Peru BBVA Research
A Stochastic Volatility Model with GH Skew Student's t-Distribution: Application to Latin-American Stock Returns Environmental Economics Education, Latin America, Statistics Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Growth and distribution in Brazil the 21st century: revisiting the wage-led versus profit-led debate Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Brazil, Economic cycle, Income distribution University of Sao Paulo
Inequality of Opportunity in Health and Cognitive Abilities: The Case of Chile Education - Health, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Equality of opportunity, Health Universidad de Chile
Vertical Collective Action: Addressing Vertical Asymmetries in Watershed Management Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Infraestructure - Transport - Water Agriculture, Colombia, Water Universidad de los Andes
Fiscal Rules, Monetary Rules, and External Shocks in a Primary-Export Economy: A Model for Latin America and the Caribbean Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Fiscal policy, Latin America and Caribbean, Monetary policy Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú