Research 2015

Title Topic Keywords Produced by
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
Modeling Latin-American Stock Markets Volatility: Varying Probabilities and Mean Reversion in a Random Level Shifts Model Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy, Theory Latin America, Statistics Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
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
Why is Fiscal Policy often Procyclical? Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Developing countries, Fiscal policy Harvard University
Beyond Qualifications Returns to Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Skills in Colombia Education - Health Colombia, Labor market, Skill premium The World Bank
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
Should Latin America Save More to Grow Faster? Environmental Economics, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Current account, Economic growth, Exchange rates, Latin America, Saving, Sovereign debt The World Bank
Determinants of Amazon Deforestation: The role of Off-Farm Income Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics Climate change, Household finances, Income dynamics, Pollution
Long Term Impacts of Vouchers for Vocational Training: Experimental Evidence for Colombia Labor Human capital, Labor market, Productivity, Skill premium, Training Banco de la República de Colombia
Challenges to Promoting Social Inclusion of the Extreme Poor: Evidence from a Large Scale Experiment in Colombia Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Colombia, Labor supply, Poverty, Social protection Institute for Fiscal Studies
Liner Shipping Markets, Networks and Strategies: The implications for port development on the West coast of South America Globalization - Trade Chile, Competitiveness, Trade
Do Performance Agreements Help Improve Service Delivery? The Experience of Brazilian States Education - Health, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Brazil, Education, Public private partnerships, Trade Agreements, Welfare The World Bank
Latin American Regionalism in a Multipolar World Demographic Economics - Migration Economic theory, Latin America, Regional disparities European University Institute
Innovation in Brazilian landfills: A ServPPIN perspective Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics Brazil, Climate change, Innovation, Land use
Information Access and Smallholder Farmers’ Selling Decisions in Peru Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics Agriculture, Peru, Technical efficiency
Income Inequality in Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador: Different Reasons Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Income inequality Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Brazil’s Agricultural Total Factor Productivity Growth by Farm Size Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Agriculture, Brazil, Efficiency, Productivity, Technical efficiency
Impacto de la regulación en la eficiencia asignativa del mercado spot eléctrico colombiano Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Colombia, Energy, Regulation Universidad EAFIT
Argentina’s Agricultural Policies Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics Agriculture, Argentina, Productivity
Looking behind the scenes: an assessment of the interdependence of Brazilian cultural industries Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Behavioral Economics, Brazil West Virginia University

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