Research 2015

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Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Inequality, Social spending Tulane University
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
Determinants of the Risk Attitude in Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Latin America Financial Economics, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Economic cycle, Entrepreneurship, Latin America
The Economics of Policy Instruments to Stimulate Wind Power in Brazil Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics Brazil, Energy, Innovation, Politics The World Bank
La importancia del servicio civil en el desarrollo de capacidades estatales en América Latina Politics and Economy Economic development , Latin America, Political economy CAF
The Antecedents and Aftermath of Financial Crises as told by Carlos F. Díaz Alejandro Financial Economics, History and Economics Economic history, Financial crisis, History and Economy National Bureau of Economic Research
Technological Progress with Segmented Factor Markets and Welfare Implications for the Urban Poor Labor Job mobility, Labor market, Latin America, Structural change
El Salvador: Building on Strengths for a New Generation Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Economic development , Latin America, Local development The World Bank
The break of brand exclusivity in Brazilian credit card acquiring: effects and markup-cost decomposition in a price dispersion setting Financial Economics Banking, Brazil, Credit market, Price discrimination Banco Central do Brasil

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