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1.

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 3,002
2.

The Effects of Infrastructure Development on Growth and Income Distribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3400
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Chile and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Downloads 2,273
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Tracking the Middle-Income Trap: What is it, Who is in it, and Why?

Levy Economics Institute, Working Paper No. 715
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank
Downloads 1,310
4.

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
5.

The Ethics of Tax Evasion: A Survey of Accounting, Business and Economics Students in Hong Kong

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting and Hong Kong Baptist University
Downloads 1,153
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Upgrading to Compete Global Value Chains, Clusters, and SMEs in Latin America

UPGRADING TO COMPETE GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS, CLUSTERS, AND SMES IN LATION AMERICA, Carlo Pietrobelli, Roberta Rabellotti, Harvard University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 347 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Centro di Ricerca sull'Economia delle Istituzioni (CREI) (Research Center on Economics of Institutions) and University of Pavia
Downloads 1,010
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The Effects of Inflation on Economic Growth: Lessons from Latin America

IMF Working Paper No. 91/95
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Chile
Downloads 1,008
8.

Budget Institutions and Fiscal Responsibility: Parliaments and the Political Economy of the Budget Process

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID)
Downloads 934
9.

Pension Reform, Financial Market Development, and Economic Growth: Preliminary Evidence from Chile

IMF Working Paper No. 96/94
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Malaya
Downloads 857
10.

The Achievements and Failures of Argentina's Neo-Liberal Economic Policies

U of Illinois, Research Working Paper No. 01-0114
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, Republic of Argentina - Ministry of Economics of the Province of Buenos Aires and University of North Florida
Downloads 839
11.

Effects of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education on Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3610
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Ibero-America-Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 837
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Capital Flows, Capital Controls and Currency Crisis: The Case of Brazil in the Nineties

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Feb 1999
Working Paper Series
Pontifical Catholic University - Department of Economics and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics
Downloads 820
13.

Pension Reform And Capital Markets: Are There Any (Hard) Links?

EFMA 2000 Athens
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
School of Business Administration - Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - School of Business
Downloads 812
14.

The Impact of Financial Liberalization on Bank Efficiency: Evidence from Latin America and Asia

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 May 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Can Tho University - School of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 739
15.

The Late 1990s Financial Crisis in Ecuador: Institutional Weaknesses, Fiscal Rigidities, and Financial Dollarization at Work

IMF Working Paper No. 04/12
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 682
16.

Market Intelligence: Making Market Research Work for Microfinance

Accion's InSight Series, No. 7, October 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
ACCION International
Downloads 636
17.

Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of North Florida and Ostrom Workshop

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Downloads 588
18.

Foreign Direct Investment and Income Inequality in Mexico, 1990-2000

International Organization, Vol. 61, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Washington University in St. Louis
Downloads 563
19.

The Rule of Law

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1051
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School

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Downloads 551
20.

Renegotiation of Concession Contracts in Latin America

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 02-7; USC CLEO Research Paper No. C02-22; and World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), University of Southern California - Department of Economics (Deceased) and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
Downloads 502
21.

Trends in Infrastructure in Latin America, 1980-2001

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3401
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Chile and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Downloads 498
22.

Could Africa Be Like America?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford
Downloads 495
23.

Constructing a Social Accounting Matrix with a Distributional Focus - The Case of Bolivia

Kiel Working Paper No. 1094
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Kiel Institute for the World Economy and THM Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen
Downloads 491
24.

Poverty, Deforestation and Biodiversity Loss in Guatemala

Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Ibero-America-Institute for Economic Research and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Department of Landscape Ecology
Downloads 461
25.

Eyes Wide Shut? The Politics of Autonomous Audit Agencies in Emerging Economies

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID)
Downloads 452
26.

Tracking the Middle-Income Trap: What is It, Who is in It, and Why?: Part 1

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 306
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Asian Development Bank
Downloads 452
27.

Does Religion Influence Views Toward Homosexuality: An Empirical Study of 16 Countries

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 450
28.

Patterns of Crime Victimization in Latin America

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper No. 408
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Fedesarrollo and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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Downloads 443
29.

Colonial Origins, Institutions and Economic Performance in the Caribbean: Guyana and Barbados

IMF Working Paper No. 07/43
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 420
30.

Developing Housing Microfinance Products in Central America

Accion's InSight Series, No. 12, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
ACCION International
Downloads 419
31.

Regulation in the Age of Globalization: The Diffusion of Regulatory Agencies Across Europe and Latin America

IBEI Working Paper No. 2006/1
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Feb 2007
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University of Zurich, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Political Science Department and The Federmann School of Public Policy and Government & School of Public Policy
Downloads 400
32.

Banking Spreads in Latin America

IMF Working Paper No. 06/44
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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Downloads 399
33.

Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Brazil Through Private Equity and Venture Capital Public Policies

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
GVcepe - Private Equity and Venture Capital Research Center at FGV
Downloads 396
34.

Who Bears the Burden of Crime in Colombia?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Fedesarrollo and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 395
35.

The Political Economy Of Reform In Latin America

University of California at Los Angeles Working Papers No. 784
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 386
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The Relationship between Religion and Views Toward Homosexuality: An Empirical Study of 98 Countries

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 383
37.

Towards an Emancipatory International Law: The Bolivarian Reconstruction

Third World Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Auckland - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 376
38.

The Tourism-Led-Growth Hypothesis for Uruguay

Tourism Economics, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 765-771, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universidad de la República, University of Siena - Department of Economics, Centro de Investigaciones Economicas (CINVE - Uruguay) and University of Lugano
Downloads 374
39.

Brazil's Trade Liberalization and Growth: Has it Failed?

INTAL-ITD Occasional Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Regional Integration
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Revisiting the Causality between Stock Returns and Inflation: Evidence from Advanced and Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and McGill University - Faculty of Management
Downloads 363
41.

Building International Social Capital at the Startup Chile Accelerator

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
American University - Kogod School of Business and Oxford University
Downloads 358
42.

Counting Ten for TRIPs: Author Rights and Access to Information - A Cockroach's View of Encroachment

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
Downloads 349
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Corporate Leverage, the Cost of Capital, and the Financial Crisis in Latin America

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Universidad Nacional de la Plata and Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 346
44.

Official Dollarization: Current Experiences and Issues

Cato Journal, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 179-213, Fall 2000
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 345
45.

Matching as a Tool to Decompose Wage Gaps

IZA Discussion Paper No. 981
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 340
46.

Reaction of the Brazilian Stock Market to Positive and Negative Shocks

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Brasilia
Downloads 339
47.

Public Expenditure in Latin America: Trends and Key Policy Issues

IMF Working Paper No. 07/21
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 331
48.

Entry and Exit in International Markets: Evidence from Chilean Data

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2006-014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Chile - Department of Economics and Brandeis International Business School

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49.

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Brazil

IMF Working Paper No. 03/141
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund-Paris Office
Downloads 326
50.

In Search of the Chains that Hold Brazil Back

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-061
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 324