Research 2015

Title Topic Keywords Produced by
Understanding the Determinants of Household Saving: Micro Evidence for Latin America Financial Economics Household finances, Latin America, Microfinance Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
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
Youth Out of School and Out of Work in Latin America. A Cohort Approach Education - Health Education, Labor market, Latin America The World Bank
Spatio-temporal persistence of municipal rates of business start-ups in Chile Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Chile, Entrepreneurship, Regional economics Universidad Católica de Chile
Integración vertical en el sector de la salud colombiano Education - Health Colombia, Competitiveness, Health Universidad de los Andes
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
Spatial Interactions in Tropical Deforestation: An application to the Brazilian Amazon Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics Brazil, Green economy, Pollution
Climate Change Adaptation: The case of the Coffee Sector in Nicaragua Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics Agriculture, Climate change, Nicaragua
Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs: evidence from Bogota Education - Health, Gender Economics Colombia, Education, Gender inequality Universidad del Rosario
Soft Budgets and Renegotiations in Public-Private Partnerships: Theory and Evidence Financial Economics, Politics and Economy Public private partnerships, Public sector, Trade Universidad de Chile
Getting a Leg Up or Pulling it Down? Interpersonal Comparisons and Destructive Actions: Experimental Evidence from Bolivia Demographic Economics - Migration, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Behavioral Economics, Household finances, Incentives, Income dynamics
Prudential Regulation, Currency Mismatches and Exchange Rate Regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Exchange rates, Latin America and Caribbean, Regulation CEMLA
The Effects of Longer School Days on Mothers’ Labor Force Participation Education - Health, Gender Economics Chile, Education, Gender, Labor participation Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
From Financial Repression to External Distress: The Case of Venezuela Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy, Politics and Economy Debt, Economic crisis, Taxes, Venezuela National Bureau of Economic Research
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

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