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  • Alberola, Enrique; Montero, José Manuel (Brookings Institution Press, 2006-10)
    The computation of structural primary balances for the nine main Latin American countries and the comparison of their changes with their cyclical position during the period 1981-2004 confirm that fiscal policy is procyclical ...
  • Barajas, Adolfo; Chami, Ralph; Cosimano, Thomas (Brookings Institution Press, 2004-10)
    Drawing from a unique data set comprising 2,893 banks and 152 countries over the period 1987 to 2000, we test whether the adoption of the Basel Accord by Latin American and Caribbean countries was responsible for the serious ...
  • Halac, Marina; Schmukler, Sergio L. (Brookings Institution Press, 2004-10)
    Financial crises affect income distribution via different channels. We argue that financial transfers is an important channel, which has been overlooked by the literature. By analyzing data from the Mexican (1994-1995) and ...
  • Bussolo, Maurizio; de Hoyos, Rafael; Medvedev, Denis (Brookings Institution Press, 2012-10)
    This paper uses a dynamic macro-micro framework to evaluate the potential distributional effects of the expansion of the Panama Canal. The results show that large macroeconomic effects are only likely during the operations ...
  • Mookherjee, Dilip; McKenzie, David (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-03)
    This paper provides an overview of the results of a project that evaluates the distributive impact of privatization in four Latin America countries. The aim of the project was to estimate the effects of privatization on ...
  • Llach, Juan; Adrogué, Cecilia; Gigaglia, María (Brookings Institution Press, 2009-10)
    In 1971, longer school days were decreed for around half the public primary schools in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since participating schools were chosen roughly at random, an unusual opportunity for a natural ...
  • Barberia, Lorena; Avelino, George (Brookings Institution Press, 2011-03)
    We test for political budget cycles in a panel of eighteen Latin American democracies from 1973 to 2008. Recent studies have argued that the pattern of deficit cycles in a large cross-section of countries is driven by the ...
  • Esquivel, Gerardo (Brookings Institution Press, 2011-10)
    This paper reviews the pattern of income inequality in Mexico since 1994. It shows that in the past few years there has been an important reduction in income inequality in Mexico, which has almost reverted the sharp increase ...
  • Schady, Norbert (Brookings Institution Press, 2006-03)
    There is considerable evidence that young children in many developing countries suffer from profound deficits in nutrition, health, fine and gross motor skills, cognitive development, and socioemotional development. Early ...
  • Roberto Rigobón (Brookings Institution Press, 2009-10)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. Do longer school days have enduring educational, occupational, or income effects? A natural experiment in Buenos Aires, Argentina; 2. Credit ratings in the presence ...
  • Roberto Rigobón (Brookings Institution Press, 2010-03)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. State capacity in Latin America; 2. Identifying the bank lending channel in Brazil through data frequency; 3. Black gold and fool’s gold: speculation in the oil ...
  • Raquel Bernal; Ugo Panizza; Roberto Rigobón; Rodrigo Soares (Brookings Institution Press, 2010-10)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. Reforming pensions: lessons from economic theory and some policy directions; 2. Containing systemic risk: paradigm-based perspectives on regulatory reform; 3. Labor ...
  • Raquel Bernal; Ugo Panizza; Roberto Rigobón; Rodrigo Soares (Brookings Institution Press, 2011-03)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. Buying less but shopping more: the use of nonmarket labor during a crisis; 2. Workers’ remittances and the equilibrium real exchange rate: theory and evidence; 3. ...
  • Raquel Bernal; Ugo Panizza; Roberto Rigobón; Rodrigo Soares (Brookings Institution Press, 2011-10)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. A comparison of product price targeting and other monetary anchor options for commodity exporters in Latin America; 2. Inflation targeting in Latin America: toward ...
  • Raquel Bernal; Ugo Panizza; Roberto Rigobón; Rodrigo Soares (Brookings Institution Press, 2012-03)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. China’s Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America; 2. Retail Price Setting in Uruguay; 3. Adapting Natural Resource Enterprises under Global ...
  • Raquel Bernal; Ugo Panizza; Roberto Rigobón; Rodrigo Soares (Brookings Institution Press, 2012-10)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. Price and Financial Stability in Modern Central Banking; 2. Foreign Entry and the Mexican Banking System, 1997–2007; 3. Temporal Aggregation in Political Budget ...
  • Andrés Velasco (Brookings Institution Press, 2000-09)
    The five papers in this volume address issues that are very much on the public agenda today in Latin America. Two - namely, the paper by Fischer and Serra on the regulation of electric utilities and the one by Heckman and ...
  • Andrés Velasco (Brookings Institution Press, 2002-03)
    This fourth issue of Economía contains papers presented at the panel meeting held on 19 October 2001 in Montevideo, Uruguay. The papers are: - Globalization Hazard and Delayed Reform in Emerging Markets - Inflation ...
  • Andrés Velasco (Brookings Institution Press, 2002-10)
    This issue of ECONOMIA contains the following papers: 1. What’s the Big Idea? The Third Generation of Policies for Economic Growth; 2. Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development among New World Economies; 3. ...
  • Andrés Velasco (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-03)
    This sixth issue of Economía contains papers presented at the Panel Meeting held in Madrid on 12 October 2002, alongside the annual meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association. The papers included in ...

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