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1.

Network Structure and Systemic Risk in Banking Systems

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, Columbia University and Central Bank of Brazil
Downloads 4,824
2.

Growth Without Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2928
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 4,451
3.

O Topo Da Distribuição De Renda No Brasil: Primeiras Estimativas Com Dados Tributários E Comparação Com Pesquisas Domiciliares, 2006-2012 (Top Incomes in Brazil: First Estimates with Tax Data and Comparison with Survey Data, 2006-2012 )

DADOS – Revista de Ciências Sociais, Rio de Janeiro, vol. 58, no 1, 2015,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
IPEA - Institute for Applied Economic Research, Universidade de Brasília (UnB) and Universidade de Brasília (UnB) - Campus Universitario Darcy Ribeiro
Downloads 3,562
4.

Optimal Portfolio Selection: A Note

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Aug 2000
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Grupo Consultor CAV Capital Advisory & Valuation
Downloads 3,496
5.

Country Risk Components, the Cost of Capital, and Returns in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,454
6.

The Cost of Equity in Emerging Markets: A Downside Risk Approach

EFMA 2000 Athens, EFA 2000 London, FMA 2000 Edinburgh
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
IESE Business School
Downloads 2,924
7.

Tourism and Economic Growth in Latin American Countries: A Panel Data Approach

FEEM Working Paper No. 26.2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Analisis Economico Aplicado, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales - Dept. de Análisis Económico Aplicado and University of Waikato - Management School
Downloads 2,904
8.

Emerging Equity Markets in a Globalizing World

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 2,620
9.

La insolvencia de Lehman Brothers en septiembre de 2008: sobre su previsibilidad y sobre algunos 'profetas a posteriori' (About the Unexpected Fall of Lehman Brothers) (in Spanish)

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 2,556
10.

Seven Challenges for the Implementation of Balanced Scorecard in Hospitals

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Tata Consultancy Services and Institute of Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Downloads 2,405
11.

Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Freedom and Growth: New Evidence from Latin-America

Universidad de Cantabria, Economics Working Paper No. 4/03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
UNED, Departamento de Análisis Económico and Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and City University of New York

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Downloads 2,263
12.

Bank Financing to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4481
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
BIS/Financial Stability Board and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,138
13.

Project Evaluation in an Inflationary Environment

Cuadernos de Administracion, Vol. 14, No. 23, pp. 107-130, June 2001
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Feb 1999 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Grupo Consultor CAV Capital Advisory & Valuation
Downloads 2,121
14.

Remittances and Microenterprises in Mexico

UCSD, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)
Downloads 1,947
15.

The Empirical Relationship between Stock Returns, Return Volatility and Trading Volume in the Brazilian Stock Market

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Brasilia and Universidade de Brasilia
Downloads 1,935
16.

Crime and Violence in Development: A Literature Review of Latin America and the Caribbean

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4041
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Downloads 1,821
17.

Comparative Study of CAPM, Fama and French Model and Reward Beta Approach in the Brazilian Market

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia and University of Sao Paulo (USP)
Downloads 1,814
18.

Inflation Stabilization and BOP Crises in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 09 Jun 1998
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,760
19.

Fiscal Dominance and Inflation Targeting: Lessons from Brazil

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Downloads 1,752
20.

The Corporate Governance of Privately Controlled Brazilian Firms

as published in Revista Brasileira de Finanças, Vol. 7, 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 109, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-014, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 206/2008,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Fundacao Getulio Vargas School of Business at Sao Paulo and Yale University - Center for the Study of Corporate Law
Downloads 1,730
21.

Private Equity and Venture Capital in an Emerging Economy: Evidence from Brazil

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Center For Private Equity and Venture Capital Research at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (GVcepe), Fundacao Getulio Vargas School of Business at Sao Paulo and FGV Business School
Downloads 1,719
22.

Corporate Governance, Market Valuation and Dividend Policy in Brazil

Coppead Working Paper Series No. 390
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,691
23.

Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,621
24.

Tasas De Interés Efectivas Y Nominales: El Calvario De Los Estudiantes De Finanzas (Effective and Nominal Interest Rates Per Period: The Calvary for Students in Finance) (in Spanish)

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Grupo Consultor CAV Capital Advisory & Valuation
Downloads 1,576
25.

Accounting Regulation and Regulation of Accounting: Theories and the Brazilian Case of Convergence to IFRS

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Getulio Vargas Foundation, EBAPE
Downloads 1,574
26.

The Major Accounting Adjustments to Calculate EVA. An Application to Brazilian Firms

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Mackenzie Presbiterian University, Mackenzie Presbyterian University - Business Administration and Mackenzie Presbiterian University
Downloads 1,572
27.

Seleccion del Portafolio Optimo: Una Nota

Working Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Grupo Consultor CAV Capital Advisory & Valuation
Downloads 1,562
28.

The Pass-Through from Depreciation to Inflation: A Panel Study

Banco Central de Brasil Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Gávea Investimentos and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil - Studies and Research Department
Downloads 1,498
29.

PIB Da Agricultura Familiar: Brasil - Estados

Number of pages: 174 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Sao Paulo, University of Sao Paulo (USP) - Department of Economics, Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), University of Sao Paulo (USP), Universidade Federal do Tocantins (UFT) and Federação das Insdústrias de São Paulo (FIESP)
Downloads 1,461
30.

The Truth about Privatization in Latin America

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 03-29
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Ottawa and SKEMA Business School

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Downloads 1,403
31.

Latin America Confronting the Asian Crisis

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jan 1999
Working Paper Series
El Colegio de Mexico - Centro de Estudios Economicos and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Downloads 1,351
32.

Evaluating the Contribution of Tourism on Economic Growth

Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 351-356
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universidad de la República, Universidad de la República - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas and Universidad de Alcalá
Downloads 1,343
33.

Stabilization Policy and the Costs of Dollarization

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,338
34.

Mega Delusional: The Curse of the Megaproject

New Scientist, pp. 28-29.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,324
35.

Ownership and Control Structure of Brazilian Companies

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Ministry of Planning, Budget e Management and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,320
36.

Does Financial Liberalization Spur Growth?

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,304
37.

The Impact of the Degree of Operating Leverage on Stock Returns: An Empirical Study in the Brazilian Market

Dantas, J. A.; Medeiros, O. R.; Lustosa, P. R. B. Revista de Contabilidade e Financas. Sao Paulo, n. 41, Mai/Ago, 2006.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Brasilia, University of Brasilia and University of Brasilia
Downloads 1,296
38.

Measuring Loss on Latin American Defaulted Bank Loans: A 27-Year Study of 27 Countries

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Citibank, N.A. and Société Générale - Portfolio Analysis

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Downloads 1,262
39.

One Cost of the Chilean Capital Controls: Increased Financial Constraints for Smaller Traded Firms

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4273-02
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 1,262
40.

A Cointegration Analysis of Latin American Stock Markets and the U.S.

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 May 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Exeter
Downloads 1,234
41.

Natural Resources in Latin America: Neither Curse Nor Blessing

Oxford Handbook of Latin American Political Economy, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,228
42.

Corporate Governance and Value in Brazil (and in Chile)

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,226
43.

Business Incubation in Brazil: Creating an Environment for Entrepreneurship

Networks Financial Institute Working Paper No. 2007-WP-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Indiana State University - Scott College of Business
Downloads 1,177
44.

Evaluating the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Lessons from Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3119
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America & the Caribbean Region and University of the Americas, Puebla
Downloads 1,163
45.

Refocusing the IMF

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Downloads 1,120
46.

Evolution and Determinants of Firm-Level Corporate Governance Quality in Brazil

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Alvares Penteado School of Business (Fecap), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business and University of Sao Paulo
Downloads 1,095
47.

Capital Flows to Latin America: Is There Evidence of Contagion Effects?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1619
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia University and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Downloads 1,088
48.

Matriz de Insumo-Produto do Nordeste e Estados: Metodologia e Resultados (Input-Output Matrix of the Brazilian Northeast Region: Methodology and Results)

Number of pages: 254 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Sao Paulo, University of Sao Paulo (USP) - Department of Economics, University of Sao Paulo (USP), University of Sao Paulo (USP) - Department of Economics and University of Sao Paulo (USP) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,060
49.

Debt Sustainability, Brazil, and the IMF

Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 03-1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Downloads 1,057
50.

The Internationalization of Developing Country MNEs: The Case of Multilatinas

Journal of International Management, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
Downloads 1,050