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  • 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 ...
  • Loboda Biondi, Roberta; Vasconcellos, Ligia; de Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino (Brookings Institution Press, 2012-03)
    The Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (Olimpíada Brasileira de Matemática das Escolas Públicas, or OBMEP) has been held yearly since 2005, aiming at motivating students to study Mathematics and improving basic education. ...
  • Coelho, Christiano Arrigoni; De Mello, João Manoel Pinho; Garcia, MArcio Gomes Pinto (Brookings Institution Press, 2010-04)
    Using the different response timings of credit demand and supply, we isolate supply shifts after monetary policy shocks. We show that the bank lending channel exists in Brazil: after an increase (decrease) in the basic ...
  • de Carvalho, Fabia A.; Bugarin, Maurício S. (Brookings Institution Press, 2006-03)
    This paper tests the rationality of inflation forecasts surveyed in Mexico, Brazil, and Chile and identifies their recent formation rule. There is strong evidence that forecasts are unbiased, but forecasters have not been ...
  • Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus; Werner, Alejandro (2002-03)
    Since New Zealand first adopted the regime in 1990, a growing number of industrial and developing countries have followed suit. Latin America is part of this world trend. After recording the highest inflation in the world ...
  • Hofstetter, Marc (Brookings Institution Press, 2011-10)
    In recent years, five of the main economies in Latin America -Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Peru- have adopted Inflation Targeting regimes. In the context of these converging monetary strategies, would the IT nations ...
  • Gonzaga, Gustavo (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-10)
    One of the main characteristics of the Brazilian labor market is its impressively high job and worker turnover rates. Although labor legislation in Brazil is very restrictive, dismissal costs are not high when compared ...
  • Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Leite, Phillippe G. (Brookings Institution Press, 2003-03)
    The authors investigate whether micro-simulation techniques can shed light on the types of policies that should be adopted by countries wishing to meet their Millennium Development Goals. They compare two families of ...
  • Lemos, Sara (Brookings Institution Press, 2004-10)
    The international literature on minimum wages greatly lacks empirical evidence for Latin America. In Brazil, not only are minimum wage increases large and frequent, but they also have been used as both a social policy and ...
  • Krivonos, Ekaterina; Olarreaga, Marcelo (Brookings Institution Press, 2009-03)
    This paper assesses the impact of a potential liberalization of sugar regimes in OECD countries on household labor income and poverty in Brazil. Our results suggest that the largest increases in wages are to be experienced ...
  • Giovannetti, Bruno; Menezes-Filho, Naércio (Brookings Institution Press, 2006-10)
    This paper examines the relationship between trade liberalization and the evolution of the demand for skill in Brazil during the past decade. We use matched employer-employee panel data to test the hypothesis that the ...

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