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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ronconi, Lucas (Brookings Institution Press, 2009-03)
    Workfare has become a central policy in Argentina since mid-2002, when the government increased the number of beneficiaries from 100,000 to two million people in a country of thirty-nine million. In this paper I assess the ...
  • Galiani, Sebastian; Schargrodsky, Ernesto (2002-03)
    In this paper, we evaluate the effect of secondary school decentralization on educational quality. Between 1992 and 1994, the Argentine national government transferred all its dependent secondary schools to the provincial ...
  • della Paolera, Gerardo; Taylor, Alan M. (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-03)
    Argentina's economic crisis has strong similarities with previous crises stretching back to the nineteenth century. A common thread runs through all these crises: the interaction of a weak, undisciplined, or corruptible ...
  • Galiani, Sebastián; Heymann, Daniel; Tommasi, Mariano (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-03)
    This paper studies the process that led to the Argentine crisis. The analysis concentrates on the sequence of public and private decisions, together with the varying perceptions and policy incentives that motivated them. ...
  • de la Torre, Augusto; Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Schmukler, Sergio L. (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-03)
    The rise and fall of Argentina´s currency board illustrates the extent to which the advantages of hard pegs have been overstated. The currency board did provide nominal stability and boosted financial intermediation, at ...
  • Caballero, Ricardo (Brookings Institution Press, 2000-09)
    After decades of trial, error, and occasional regress the pieces of a successful Latin American economic model can be seen scattered among the leading economies of the region. The most traditional macroeconomic maladies ...
  • Engel, Eduardo; Fischer, Ronald; Galetovic, Alexander (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-10)
    This paper reviews the Latin American experience with highway privatization during the last decade. Based on evidence from Argentina, Colombia and Chile, we find that private financing of new highways freed up fewer public ...
  • Kaminsky, Graciela; Mati, Amine; Choueiri, Nada (Brookings Institution Press, 2009-10)
    This paper examines Argentina´s currency crises from 1970 to 2001, with particular attention to the role of domestic and external factors. Using VAR estimations, we find that deteriorating domestic fundamentals matter. For ...

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