SUPLEMMENTARY MATERIAL FOR ARTICLES PUBLISHED SINCE SPRING 2017
V18 N2 - Spring 2018
V18 N1 - Fall 2017
V17 N2 - Spring 2017
V18 N2 - Spring 2018
1. On the Credibility of Inflation Targeting Regimes in Latin America
by Andrew Powell (Inter-American Development Bank), Rodrigo Mariscal (International Monetary Fund), and Pilar Tavella (Barclays Capital)
2. Are Tax Credits Effective in Developing Countries? The Uruguayan Experience
by Cecilia Llambi (CAF, Development Bank of Latin America and CINVE), Andres Rius (IECON, FCEA Un. de la Republica), Fedora Carbajal (CINVE), Paula Carrasco (IECON, FCEA Un. de la Republica) and Paola Cazulo (CINVE)
3. The Micro-D Classification: A New Approach to Identifying Differentiated Exports
Federico Bernini (Universidad de San Andres), Julia Gonzalez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Juan Carlos Hallak (Universidad de San Andres), and Alejandro Vicondoa (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)
4. Should a Central Bank Transfer its Profits to the Treasury?
Fernando Alvarez-Parra (CAF and UCV), Adriana Arreaza (CAF and UCAB), and Eduardo Zambrano (California Polytechnic State University)
5. The Short-Term Impact of Crime on School Enrollment and School Choice: Evidence from El Salvador
Juan Nelson Martínez Dahbura (Keio University)
6. The Impact of Export Restrictions on Production: A Synthetic controls Approach
Ezequiel Garcia-Lembergman (University of California-Berkeley), Martin A. Rossi (Universidad de San Andres), and Rodolfo Stucchi (Inter-American Development Bank)
V18 N1 - Fall 2017
1. 2. 3. 4 SYMPOSIUM: COLOMBIA'S 2012 TAX REFORM
Funded by LACEA's Labor Network
1. Do Payroll Tax Breaks Stimulate Formality: Evidence from Colombia's Reform
by Adriana D. Kugler (Georgetown Universtiy), Maurice D. Kugler (World Bank) and Luis O. Herrera-Prada (World Bank)
2. Switching from Payroll Taxes to Corporate Income Taxes: Firms' Employment and Wages after the 2012 Colombian Tax Reform
by Raquel Bernal (Universidad de los Andes), Marcela Eslava (Universidad de los Andes), Marcela Melenez (Econestudio) and Alvaron Pinzon (Universidad de los Andes)
3. Assessing the Effect of Payroll Taxes on Formal Employment: The Case of the 2012 Tax Reform in Colombia
by Leonardo Fabio Morales (Bank of the Republic of Colombia) and Carlos Medina
(Bank of the Republic of Colombia)
1. The Impact of Lowering the Payroll Tax on Informality in Colombia
by Cristina Fernandez (Fedesarrollo) and Leonardo Villar (Fedesarrollo)
5. Corporate Investment in Emerging Markets: The Role of Commodity Prices,
by Nicolas E. Magud (International Monetary Fund), and Sebastian Sosa
(International Monetary Fund)
6. Deceleration in Female Labor Force Participation in Latin America,
by Leonardo Gasparini (CEDLAS, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas UNLP and CONICET), and Mariana Marchionni
(CEDLAS, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas UNLP and CONICET
7. Short-Run Market Access and the Construction of Better Transportation Infrastructure in Mexico,
by Fernando Perez-Cervantes (Banco de Mexcio), and Aldo Sandoval-Hernandez
(Unvierstity of Western Ontario)
V17 N2 - Spring 2017
1. Ideology and Taxation in Latin America,
by Ernesto Stein (Inter-American Development Bank) and Lorena Caro (Secretary of Security, Coexistence and Justice, Colombia)
2. Organization and Information in the Fight against Crime: The Integration of Police Forces in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil,
by Rodrigo Soares (Columbia University and Sao Paulo School of Economics-FGV), and Igor Viveiros (Federal University of Ouro Preto)
3. Do as I Do, and Also as I Say: Monetary Policy Impact on Brazil's Financial Markets,
by Alicia Garcia-Herrero (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria BBVA), Eric Girardin (Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Centre National de la REcherche Scientifique and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) and Enestor Dos Santos (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria BBVA)
4. The Effects of In Utero Programs on Birth Outcomes: The Case of Buen Comienzo,
by Lina Cardona-Sosa (Banco de la Republica de Colombia), and Carlos Medina (Banco de la Republica de Colombia)
5. Identifying the Main Emitters of Carbon Dioxide in Mexico: A Multi-Sectoral Study,
by Joana Chapa (Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon), and Araceli Ortega (Monterrery Institute of Technology and Higher Education)
6. Are Daily Financial Data Useful for Forecasting GDP? Evidence from Mexico,
by Luis M. Gomez-Zamudio (Bank of Mexico), and Raul Ibarra (Bank of Mexico)
V17 N1 - Fall 2016
1. 2. 3. SYMPOSIUM: DEVELOPMENT, FIRMS, AND PRODUCTIVITY
Funded by LACEA's Labor Network
1. Firm Dynamics and Productivity: TFPQ, TFPR, and Demand Side Factors
by John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
2. Firm Size and Development,
by Hugo Hopenhayn (University of California Los Angeles)
by Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto)
4. Optimal Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Expenditures in Environmentally Small Economies,
by Omar Chisari (UADE), Sebastian Galiani (University of Maryland) and Sebastian Miller (Inter-American Development Bank)
5. School Infrastructure and Educational Outcomes: A Literature Review, with Special Reference to Latin America,
by Ana Cuesta (Unvierstity of Minnesota), Paul Glewwe (Unvierstity of Minnesota) and Brooke Krause
(Unvierstity of Minnesota)
6.Effects of Nutrition Promotion on Child Growth in El Alto, Bolivia: Results from a Geographic Discontinuity Design,
by Gaston Gertner (Inter-American Development Bank), Julia Johannsen (Inter-American Development Bank) and Sebastian Martinez (Inter-American Development Bank)
7. Nowcasting Mexico's Short-Term GDP Growth in Real-Time: A Factor Model versus Professional Forecasters,
by Marcelo Delajara (Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias), Federico Hernandez Alvarez (Banco de Mexico) and Abel Rodriguez Tirado (Banco de Mexico)
V16 N2 - Spring 2016
1. The Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Theory and Empirical Evidence,
by Guido Sandleris (Universidad Torcuato di Tella)
2. The Relationship between National Saving and Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean,
by Mathieu Pedemonte and Eduardo Cavallo (Inter-American Development Bank)
3. Reciprocity and Willingness to Pay Taxes: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Latin America,
by Daniel Ortega (Development Bank of Latin America), Lucas Ronconi (Center for Social Research and Action) and Pablo Sanguinetti (Development Bank of Latin America)
4. Challenges to Promoting Social Inclusion of the Extreme Poor: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment in Colombia,
by Laura Abramovsky, George Stoye (Institute for Fiscal Studies), Orazio Attanasio, Kai Barron and Pedro Carneiro (University College London)
5.Access to Credit and the Size of the Formal Sector,
by Pablo N. D'Erasmo (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
6. A Comparison of Saving Rates: Microdata Evidence from Seventeen Latin American and Caribbean Countries,
by Nestor Gandelman (Universidad ORT Uruguay)
V16 N1 - Fall 2015
1. Out-of-School and Out-of Work Youth in Latin America: A Persistent Problem in a Decade of Prosperity,
by Mauricio Cardenas (Finance Minister Colombia), Rafael de Hoyos (World Bank) and Miguel Szekely (Center for Education and Social Studies)
2. When Do Governments Improve Fiscal Institutions? Lessons from Financial Crisis and Fiscal Reform in Latin America,
by Carlos Scartascini (Inter-American Development Bank) and Mark Hallerberg (Hertie School of Governance)
3. Institutions, Informal Labor Markets, and Business Cycle Volatility,
by Alan Finkelsteing Shapiro (Universidad de los Andes, Tufts University)
4. Enrollment, Graduation, and Dropout Rates in Latin America: Is the Glass Half Empty of Half Full?,
by Matias Busso, Marina Bassi (Inter-American Development Bank), and Juan Sebastian Muñoz (Univerity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
5. Does Drog Illegality Beget Violence? Evidence from the Crack-Cocaine Wave in São Paulo,
by João Manoel Pinho de Mello (Pontifícia
Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
6. The Antecedents and Aftermath of Financial Crises as Told by Carlos F. Diaz-Alejandro,
by Carmen Reinhart (Kennedy School of Government Harvard University)
V15 N2 - Spring 2015
1. Capital Inflow Surges in Emerging Economies: How Worried Should Latin America and the Caribbean Be?,
by Andrew Powell (Inter-American Development Bank) and Pilar Tavella (Harvard University)
2. Macroeconomic Gains from Structural Fiscal Policy Adjustments: The Case of Colombia,
by Hernando Vargas, Andrés González and Ignacio Lozano (Central Bank of Colombia)
3. Knowledge, Information and Retirement Saving Decisions: Evidence from a Large Scale Intervention in Chile,
Eduardo Fajnzylber (Un. Adolfo Ibañez) and Gonzalo Reyes (The World Bank)
4. Peer Effects on a Fertility Decision: An Application for Medellin, Colombia,
Leonardo Fabio Morales(Colombia Central Bank)
5. Birth Weight and Early Childhood Physical Health: Evidence from a Sample of Latin American Twins,
Victor Saldarriaga Lescano (Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo)
6. Presidential Address: Macroeconomics and Online Prices,
Roberto Rigobón (M.I.T.)
V15 N1 - Fall 2014
1. Inflation Targeting in Colombia, 2002-12,
Franz Hamann (Central Bank of Colombia), Marc Hofstetter and Miguel Urrutia (Universidad de los Andes)
2. Central Bank Liquidity Management and "Unconventional" Monetary Policies,
Javier García-Cicco (Central Bank of Chile) and Enrique Kawamura (Universidad de San Andrés)
3. Toward a New Inflation-Targeting Framework: The Case of Uruguay,
Matías Escudero (Northwestern University), Martín Gonzalez-Rozada and Martín Solá
(Universidad Torcuato di Tella)
4. Inflation Targeting and Quantitative Tightening: Effects of Reserve Requirements in Peru,
(Central Bank of Peru)
5. Singular Focus on Multiple Objective? What the Data Tell Us about Inflation Targeting in Latin America,
(International Monetary Fund), Roberto Seiner, Leonardo Villar
V14 N2 - Spring 2014
1. The Vacation is Over: Implications for the Caribbean of Opening U.S.-Cuba Tourism,
by Rafael Romeu (DevTech Systems, Inc)
2. The Part-Time Premium Enigma: An Assesment of the Chilean Case,
Virginia Robano (Institute of International Economic Policy) and Andrea Bentancor (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez)
3. Foreign Capital and Gender Differences in Promotions: Evidence from Large Brazilian Manufacturing Firms,
by Daniel Coelho, Miguel N. Foguel (Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada) and Marcelo Fernandez (Queen Mary University of London)
4. Financial Globalization in Emerging Economies: Much Ado About Nothing?,
by Tomas Williams (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Eduardo Levy Yeyati (Universidad Torcuato di Tella)
V14 N1 - Fall 2013
1. Evaluating Different Types of Enterprise Support Programs Using Panel Firm Data: Evidence from the Mexican Manufacturing Sector,
Gladys López-Acevedo and Mónica Tinajero Bravo.
Comment by: Alessandro Maffioli
2. Latin American Middle Classes: The Distance Between Perception and Reality,
by Eduardo Lora and Johanna Fajardo.
Comment by: Jamele Rigolini
3. Teenage School Attendance and Cash Transfers: An Impact Evaluation of PANES,
Verónica Amarante, Mery Ferrando and Andrea Vigorito.
Comment by: Felipe Barrera
4. Bias in Economic News: The Reporting of Nominal Exchange Rate Behavior in Colombia,
Rodrigo Taborda Rios.
Comment by: Gustavo Suarez
V13 N2 - Spring 2013
1. Global Deleveraging and Foreign Banks’ Lending to Latin American Countries,
Herman Kamil and Kulwant Rai.
Comment by: Soledad Martinez Peria
2. Dynamic Provisioning: A Buffer Rather Than a Countercyclical Tool?,
Santiago Fernandez de Lis and Alicia Garcia-Herrero.
Comment by: Augusto de la Torre
3. The Latin American Development Problem: An Interpretation,
by Diego Restuccia.
Comment by: Cesar Calderón
4. Undertanding Solow Residuals in Latin America,
Comment by: Daniel Ortega
V13 N1 - Fall 2012
1. Price And Financial Stability In Modern Central Banking,
José de Gregorio.
Keynote speech delivered at the LACEA-LAMES Conference 2011.
2. Foreign Entry and the Mexican Banking System, 1997-2007,
by Stephen Haber and Aldo Musacchio.
Comment by:Liliana Rojas-Suarez
3. Distributional Effects from the Panama Canal Expansion,
by Maurizio Bussolo, Rafael de Hoyos and Denis Medvedev.
Comment by: Francisco Ferreira
4. Temporal aggregation in political budget cycles,
by Jorge Streb, Daniel Lema and Pablo Garofalo.
Comment by: Marcela Eslava
V12 N2 - Spring 2012
1. China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America,
by Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, M. Hashem Pesaran, Alessandro Rebucci and TengTeng Xu.
Comment by: Roberto Chang
2. Retail Price Setting in Uruguay,
by Fernando Borraz and Leandro Zipitría.
Comment by: Francisco Gallego
3. Adapting Natural Resource Enterprises under Global Warming in South America: A Mixed Logit Analysis,
by S. Niggol Seo.
Comment by: Subhra Battacharjee
4. Evaluating the Impact of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics on the Quality of Education,
by Roberta Loboda Biondi, Ligia Vasconcellos and Naercio Aquino de Menezes-Filho.
Comment by: Julian P. Cristia
V12 N1 - Fall 2011
1. A Comparison of Product Price Targeting and other Monetary Anchor Options, for Commodity Exporters in Latin America,
by Jeffrey A. Frankel.
Comment by: Luis Catao
2. Inflation Targeting in Latin America: Toward a Monetary Union?,
by Marc Hofstetter.
Comment by: Larry Ball
3. Is Violence Against Union Members in Colombia Systematic and Targeted?,
by Daniel Mejía and Maria José Uribe.
Comment by: Gustavo Suarez
4. The Dynamics of Income Inequality in Mexico since NAFTA,
by Gerardo Esquivel Hernandez.
Comment by: Guillermo Cruces
V11 N2 - Spring 2011
1. Buying Less but Shopping More: The Use of Non-Market Labor during the Crisis, by
David McKenzie and Ernesto Schargrodsky.
Comment by: Guillermo Cruces
2. Workers’ Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence,
by Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami, Dalia Hakura, and Peter Montiel.
Comment by: Thierry Tressel
3. Do political budget cycles differ in Latin American democracies?,
by Lorena Barberia and George Avelino.
Comment by: Marcela Eslava and Jorge Streb
4. Recent Trends in Income Inequality in Latin America falling?,
by Leonardo Gasparini, Guillermo Cruces and Leopoldo Tornarolli.
Comment by: Daniel Ortega
V11 N1 - Fall 2010
1. Containing Systematic Risk: Paradigm-Based Perspectives on Regulatory Reform,
by Augusto de la Torre and Alain Ize
2. Labor Market Rigidities and Informality in Colombia,
by Camilo Mondragón, Ximena Peña and Daniel Wills
3. Reforming Pensions: Lessons from Economic Theory and Some Policy Directions,
by Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond
4. Communicational Bias in Monetary Policy: Can Words Forecast Deeds?,
by Pablo Pincheira and Mauricio Calani
V10 N2 - Spring 2010
1. Presidential Address: State Capacity in Latin America,
by Mauricio Cárdenas
2. Identifying the Bank Lending Channel in Brazil through Data Frequency,
by Christiano Coelho, Joao de Mello, and Márcio Garcia
3. Black Gold and Fool's Gold: Speculation in the Oil Futures Market,
by John E. Parsons
4. Understanding the Impact of High Food Prices in Latin America,
by Miguel Robles and Máximo Torero
V10 N1 - Fall 2009
1. Do Longer School Days Have Enduring Educational, Occupational, or Income Effects? A Natural Experiment in Buenos Aires, Argentina,
by Juan Llach, Cecilia Adrogué, and María Gigaglia
2. Credit Ratings in the Presence of Bailout: The Case of Mexican Subnational Government Debt,
by Fauto Hernández-Trillo and Ricardo Smith-Ramírez
3. Thirty Years of Currency Crises in Argentina: External Shocks or Domestic Fragility?,
by Graciela Kaminsky, Amine Mati, and Nada Choueiri
4. Who Saw Sovereign Debt Crises Coming?,
by Sebastián Nieto-Parra
V9 N2 - Spring 2009
1. What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You- Or at Least Mislead You: Family Behaviors, Unobserved Heterogeneities, and the Determinants and Impacts of Human Resources over the Life Cycle, by
Jere R. Behrman
2. To What Extent Do Latin Americans Trust, Reciprocate, and Cooperate?, by
Juan Camilo Cárdenas, Alberto Chong, and Hugo Ñopo
3. Sugar Prices, Labor Income, and Poverty in Brazil,
by Ekaterina Krivonos and Marcelo Olarreaga
4. Estimates of the Benefit Incidence of Workfare,
by Lucas Ronconi
V9 N1 - Fall 2008
1. In search of the Missing Resource Curse, by
Daniel Lederman and William F. Maloney
2. The Political Economy of Oil Production in Latin America, by
Osmel Manzano and Francisco Monaldi
3. Output Volatility and Openess to Trade: a Reassessment,
by Eduardo A. Cavallo
4. The Impact of Globalization on the Poor in Latin America,
by Erik Thorbecke and Machiko Nissanke
5. On the Determinants and Implications of School Choice: Semi-Structural Stimulations for Chile,
by Francisco A. Gallego and Andres E. Hernando
V8 N2 - Spring 2008
1. School Choice, Stratification and Information on School Performance: Lessons from Chile,
by Patrick J. McEwan, Miguel Urquiola and Emiliana Vegas
2. Cash Transfers, Conditions, and School enrollment in Ecuador,
by Norbert Schady and Maria Caridad Araujo
3. The Mystery of Discrimination in Latin America,
by Alberto Chong and Hugo Nopo
4. How Sensitive are Latin American Exports to Chinese Competition in the U.S. Market,
by Ernesto Lopez-Cordova, Alejandro Micco and Danielken Molina
5. Cost Reductions, Cost Padding, and Stock Market Prices: the Chilean Experience with Price-Cap Regulation,
by Rafael Di Tella and Alexander Dyck
V8 N1 - Fall 2007
1. Taxes and Growth in a Financially Underdevelopped Country: Evidence from the Chilean Investment Boom,
by Chang-Tai Hsieh and Jonathan A. Parker
2. Social Mobility and Preferences for Redistribution in Latin America,
by Alejandro Gaviria
3. Regional Integration: What is in it for CARICOM?,
by Mauricio Mesquita Moreira and Eduardo Mendonza
4. Electoral Campaign Financing: The Role of Public Contributions and Party Ideology,
by Adriana Cuocco Portugal and Mauricio Bugarin
5. The Effect of Mexican Workforce Migration on the Mexican Maquiladora Labor Market,
by Scott E. Atkinson and Marilyn Ibarra
V7 N2 - Spring 2007
1. Competition in the Chilean Banking Sector: A Cross-Country Comparision,
by Meral Karasulu
2. Stratification and Public Utility Services in Colombia: Subsidies to Households or Distortion of Housing Prices?,
by Carlos Medina and Leonardo Morales
3. Intragenerational Income Mobility in Latin America,
by Gary S. Field, Robert Duval Hernandez, Samuel Freije and Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta
4. Another Pass-Through Bites the Dust? Oil Prices and Inflation,
by Jose de Gregorio, Oscar Landerretche and Christopher Neilson
5. A reappraisal of State-Owned Bank
, by Eduardo Levy-Yeyati, Alejandro Micco and Ugo Panizza
V7 N1 - Fall 2006
1. Trade Liberalization and the Demand for Skilled Labor in Brazil,
by Bruno Giovanetti and Naercio Menezes Filho
2. Assessing Health Reform in Colombia: From Theory to Practice,
by Alejandro Gaviria, Carlos Medina and Carolina Mejia
3. Conditional Transfers, Labor Supply, and Poverty: Microsimulating Oportunidades,
by Samuel Freije, Rosangela Bando and Fernanda Arce
4. The Role of Global Risk Aversion in Explaining Sovereign Spreads,
by Alicia Garcia-Herrero and Alvaro Ortiz
5. Debt Sustainability and Procyclical Fiscal Policies in Latin America,
by Enrique Alberola and Jose Manuel Montero
V6 N2 - Spring 2006
1. The Institutional Foundations of Public Policy,
by Mariano Tommasi
2. Financial Dollarization and Dedollarization,
by Eduardo Fernández-Arias
3. Inflation Expectations in Latin America,
by Fabia A de Carvalho and Mauricio S. Bugarin
4. Trade Liberalization, Macroeconomic Fluctuations, and Contingent Protection in Latin America,
by Pablo Sanguinetti and Eduardo Bianchi
5. Early Childhood Development in Latin America and the Caribbean,
by Norbert Schady
6. Chilean Pension Reform: Coverage Facts and Policy Alternatives,
by Solange Berstein, Guillermo Larraín, and Francisco Pino
V6 N1 - Fall 2005
1. Coordination Failure, Clusters, and Microeconomic Interventions,
by Andrés Rodríguez-Clare
2. Self-Discovery in a Development Strategy for El Salvador,
by Ricardo Hausmann and Dani Rodrik
3. Real Exchange Rate Volatility and the Price of Nontradable Goods in Economies Prone to Sudden Stops,
by Enrique G. Mendoza
4. Brankruptcy Law in Latin America: Past and Future,
by Aloisio Araujo and Bruno Funchal
5. Globalization, Migration, and Development: The Role of Mexican Migrant Remittances,
by Ernesto López Córdova
6. The Effects of Migration on Child Health in Mexico,
by Nicole Hildebrandt and David J. McKenzie
V5 N2 - Spring 2005
1. The Electoral Consequences of the Washington Consensus,
by Eduardo Lora and Mauricio Olivera.
Comments by Sebastian Galiani and Ernesto Dal Bó
2. Rules of Origin in Preferential Trading Arrangements: Is All Well with the Spaghetti Bowl in the Americas?,
by Antoni Estevadeordal and Kati Suominen.
Comments by Pablo Sanguinetti and Alberto Trejos
3. Reforming Bank Capital Requirements: Implications of Basel II for Latin American Countries,
by Giovanni Majnoni and Andrew Powell.
Comments by Patricial Correa and Philip Brock
4. The Economics of Transmilenio, a Mass Transit System for Bogotá,
by Juan Carlos Echeverry, Ana María Ibáñez, Andrés Moya and Luis Carlos Hillón.
Comments by Mauricio Cárdenas and Andrés Gómez-Lobo
5. What Happens to Wages after Displacement?,
by David S. Kaplan, Gabriel Maritínez González and Raymond Robertson.
Comments by Naércio Menezes-Filho and Omar Arias
V5 N1 - Fall 2004
1. Distributional Effects of Crises: The Financial Channel,
by Marina Halac and Sergio L. Schmukler.
Comments by Eduardo Fernández-Arias and Ugo Panizza
2. Growth and Adjustment in East Asia and Latin America,
by José de Gregorio and Jong-Wha Lee.
Comments by Daniel Lederman and Nouriel Roubini
3. Did the Basel Accord Cause a Credit Slowdown in Latin America?,
by Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami and Thomas Cosimano.
Comment by María Soledad Martínez Pería
4. Labor Market Adjustment in Chile,
by Kevin Cowan, Alejandro Micco and Carmen Pagés.
Comments by Miguel Urquiola and Jaime Saavedra
5. Minimum Wage Policy and Employment Effects: Evidence from Brazil,
by Sara Lemos.
Comments by Roberto Rigobon and Kevin Lang
V4 N2 - Spring 2004
1. Presidential Address: The Economics of Latin American Art: Creativity Patterns and Rates of Return,
by Sebastian Edwards
2. Privatization in Latin America: What Does the Evidence Say?,
by Albert Chong and Florencio López-de-Silanes.
Comments by Luis F. López-Calva and Eduardo Bitrán
3. Multinationals and Linkages: An Empirical Investigation,
by Laura Alfaro and Andrés Rodriguez-Clare.
Comments by Gordon H. Hanson and Claudio Bravo-Ortega
4. On the Consequences of Sudden Stops,
by Pablo E. Guidotti, Federico Sturzenegger, and Agustín Villar.
Comments by José de Gregorio and Ilan Goldfajn
5. Effects of Foreign Exchange Intervention under Public Information: The Chilean Case,
by Matías Tapia and Andrea Tokman.
Comments by Oscar Landerretche and Roberto Rigobón
V4 N1 - Fall 2003
1. NAFTA and Convergence in North America: High Expectations, Big Events, Little Time,
by William Easterly, Norbert Fiess and Daniel Lederman.
Comments by Norman V. Loayza and Patricio Meller
2. NAFTA and Manufacturing Productivity in Mexico,
by Ernesto López-Córdova.
Comments by Gerardo Esquivel Hernández and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
3. The Impact of Telecommunications Privatization in Peru on the Welfare of Urban Consumers,
by Máximo Torero, Enrique Schroth and Alberto Pasco-Font.
Comments by Miguel Urquiola and Rolf J. Lüders
4. Privatizing Highways in Latin America: Fixing What Went Wrong,
by Eduardo Engel, Ronald Fischer and Alexander Galetovic.
Comments by Ernesto Schargrodsky and Juan-Pablo Montero
5. Labor Turnover and Labor Legislation in Brazil,
by Gustavo Gonzaga.
Comments by William F. Maloney and Alejandra Mizala
V3 N2 - Spring 2003
1. Gaucho Banking Redux,
by Gerardo Della Paolera and Alan M. Taylor.
Comments by Maria Soledad Martinez Peria and Enrique Cardenas
2. Living and Dying with Hard Pegs: The Rise and Fall of Argentina's Currency Board,
by Augusto de la Torre, Eduardo Levy Yeyati, and Sergio L. Schmukler.
Comments by Alberto Ades and Graciela Kaminsky
3. Great Expectations and Hard Times: The Argentine Convertibility Plan,
by Sebastian Galiani, Daniel Heymann, and Mariano Tommasi.
Comments by Luis Serven and Maria Cristina Terra
4. The Distributive Impact of Privatization in Latin America: Evidence from Four Countries,
by David McKenzie and Dilip Mookherjee.
Comments by Gonzalo Castaneda and Jaime Saavedra
5. Meeting the Millennium Development Goals in Brazil: Can Microeconomic Simulations Help?,
by Francisco H. G. Gerreira and Phillippe G. Leite.
Comments by Francois Bourguignon and Andres Rodriguez-Clare
V3 N1 - Fall 2002
1. What's the Big Idea? The Third Generation of Policies for Economic Growth,
by David L. Lindauer and Lant.
Pritchett. Comments by Dani Rodrik and Richard S. Eckaus
2. Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development among New World Economies,
by Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth Lee Sokoloff.
Comments by Miguel Urquiola S. and Daron Acemoglu
3. Missed Opportunities: Innovation and Resource-Based Growth in Latin America,
by William F. Maloney.
Comments by Osmel Manzano and Andrew M. Warner
4. Growth without Governance,
by Daniel Kaufmann and Aart Kraay.
Comments by Eduardo Lora and Lant. Pritchett
5. Financial Liberalization: Does it Pay to Join the Party?,
by Arturo J. Galindo, Alejandro Micco, and Guillermo Ordoñez.
Comments by Arturo Bris and Andrea Repetto
V2 N2 - Spring 2002
1. Presidential Address: Globalization Hazard and Delayed Reform in Emerging Markets,
by Guillermo Calvo
2. Inflation Targeting in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico: Performance, Credibility, and the Exchange Rate,
by Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel and Alejandro M. Werner.
Comments by Ricardo Hausmann and Roberto Chang
3. The Politics of Legal Reform,
by Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes.
Comments by Edgardo Buscaglia and Norman Loayza
4. Telecommunications Reform, Access Regulation, and Internet Adoption in Latin America,
by Antonio Estache, Marco Manacorda, and Tommaso M. Valletti.
Comments by Alexander Galetovic and Bernardo Mueller
5. Equity and Educational Performance,
by Alejandra Mizala and Pilar Romaguera.
Comments by Miguel Urquiola and Omar Arias
6. Evaluating the Impact of School Decentralization on Educational Quality,
by Sebastian Galiani and Ernesto Schargrodsky.
Comments by Eric Alan Hanushek and Mariano Tommasi
V2 N1 - Fall 2001
1. Intergenerational Mobility in Latin America,
by Jere R. Behrman, Alejandro Gaviria, and Miguel Székely.
Comments by Nancy Birdsall and Sebastián Galiani
2. Conditional Cash Transfers and Their Impact on Child Work and Schooling: Evidence from the PROGRESA Program in Mexico,
by Emmanuel Skoufias and Susan Wendy Parker.
Comments by Jere R. Behrman and Carola Pessino
3. Public Sector Wages and Bureaucratic Quality: Evidence from Latin America,
by Ugo Panizza.
Comments by Rafael Di Tella and Caroline van Rijckeghem
4. Integration, Interdependence, and Regional Goods: An Application to Mercosur,
by Afonso S. Bevilaqua, Marcelo Catena, and Ernesto Talvi.
Comments by Jaume Ventura and Laura Alfaro
5. The Role of American Depositary Receipts in the Development of Emerging Markets,
by Alberto Moel.
Comments by Roberto Rigobón and Andrew Karolyi
V1 N2 - Spring 2001
1. Contagion in Latin America: Definitions, Measurement, and Policy Implications,
by Kristin Forbes and Roberto Rigobón.
Comments by Graciela L. Kaminsky and Andrea Repetto
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