Miguel Santos

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Research Manager

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

33

DOWNLOADS
Rank 28,666

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 28,666

in Total Papers Downloads

3,375

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 29,303

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 29,303

in Total Papers Citations

35

CROSSREF CITATIONS

4

Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Shifting Gears: A Growth Diagnostic of Panama 

CID Working Paper No. 325, HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-045
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2017
Ricardo Hausmann, Luis Espinoza and Miguel Santos
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 425 (130,065)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

2.

Impact of the 2017 Sanctions on Venezuela: Revisiting the Evidence

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Apr 2021
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Texas A&M University - Department of International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 366 (154,007)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

3.

Panama beyond the Canal: Using Technological Proximities to Identify Opportunities for Productive Diversification

CID Working Paper No. 324, HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-046
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Texas A&M University - Department of International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 327 (173,956)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

4.

Why is Chiapas Poor?

CID Working Paper No. 300, HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-049
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 223 (255,811)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

5.

Special Economic Zones in Panama: A Critical Assessment 

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-044
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2017
Ricardo Hausmann, Juan Obach and Miguel Santos
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 219 (260,145)

Abstract:

Loading...

6.

Female Labor in Jordan: A Systematic Approach to the Exclusion Puzzle

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Apr 2021
Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Center for International Development (CID), Students, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 163 (342,577)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

7.

A Growth Diagnostic of Namibia

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Miguel Santos, Douglas Barrios and Ricardo Hausmann
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 148 (367,177)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

8.

What Economic Complexity Theory Can Tell Us about the EU’s Pandemic Recovery and Resilience Plans

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2021/08/30/what-economic-complexity-theory-can-tell-us-about-the-eus-pandemic-recovery-and-resilience-plans/
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Nov 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Downloads 148 (367,177)

Abstract:

Loading...

9.

Apocalypse Now: Venezuela, Oil and Reconstruction

Columbia | SIPA | Center on Global Energy Policy, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Columbia University - Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 146 (371,290)

Abstract:

Loading...

10.

Emerging Cities as Independent Engines of Growth: The Case of Buenos Aires

HKS Working Paper No. RWP20-036
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2020
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Brandeis University - International Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 104 (479,938)

Abstract:

Loading...

11.

Venezuela: Running en Empty

LASA Forum Winter 2017: Volume xlviii : Issue 1
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Apr 2021
Miguel Santos
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 102 (486,290)

Abstract:

Loading...

12.

The Economic Complexity of Namibia: A Roadmap for Productive Diversification

CID Faculty Working Paper No. 410, March 2022
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 May 2022
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University, The World Bank Group and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
Downloads 99 (496,175)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Complexity, diversification, structural transformation, Namibia, beneficiation

13.

The Hidden Treasure on the Peruvian Amazonia: Economic Complexity Analysis and Sustainable Opportunities to Productive Diversification

CID Faculty Working Paper No. 386, October 2020
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 04 May 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), The World Bank Group, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
Downloads 94 (513,214)

Abstract:

Loading...

14.

Towards a Prosperous and Productive Chiapas: Institutions, Policies, and Public-Private Dialog to Promote Inclusive Growth

CID Working Paper No. 317, HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-047
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University Roma Tre, Department of Economics
Downloads 88 (534,985)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

15.

Code Red: Venezuela's Oil and Debt Crises

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
Columbia University - Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 73 (596,952)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

16.

The Chiapas Puzzle

HKS Case Study 2174.0
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Miguel Santos and Carolina Pan
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Brandeis University - International Business School
Downloads 70 (610,805)

Abstract:

Loading...

17.

La Complejidad Económica de Chiapas: Análisis de Capacidades y Oportunidades de Diversificación Productiva (The Economic Complexity of Chiapas: Analysis of Capabilities and Opportunities for Productive Diversification)

Harvard Center for International Development Faculty Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Apr 2021
Miguel Santos, Ricardo Hausmann and Timothy Cheston
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 67 (625,023)

Abstract:

Loading...

Chiapas, Mexico, Complejidad, Crecimiento Económico

18.

Appraising the Economic Potential of Panama: Policy Recommendations for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

CID Faculty Working Paper No. 334
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Apr 2021
Miguel Santos, Ricardo Hausmann and Juan Obach
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 60 (661,009)

Abstract:

Loading...

19.

The Low Productivity Trap: Chiapas Growth Diagnostics

CID Working Paper No. 304 October 2015
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 May 2021
Ricardo Hausmann, Luis Espinoza and Miguel Santos
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 57 (677,426)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

20.

One More Resource Curse: Dutch Disease and Export Concentration

Harvard University Center for International Development, 2017, Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 132, No. Feb, 2018.
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 Mar 2021
Dany Bahar and Miguel Santos
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 48 (731,877)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Loading...

Dutch Disease, Export Concentration, Resource Rich, Their Index

From Financial Repression to External Distress: The Case of Venezuela

NBER Working Paper No. w21333
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)World BankCentre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)International Monetary Fund (IMF)University of Maryland - School of Public AffairsHarvard University, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA)Harvard University - Center for Business and GovernmentPeterson Institute for International Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 22 (971,321)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

From Financial Repression to External Distress: The Case of Venezuela

NBER Working Paper Series Working Paper No. 21333
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)World BankCentre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)International Monetary Fund (IMF)University of Maryland - School of Public AffairsHarvard University, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA)Harvard University - Center for Business and GovernmentPeterson Institute for International Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 18 (1,014,913)

Abstract:

Loading...

22.

Growth Diagnostics and Competitiveness Study of the Manufacturing Sector in Tanzania

Number of pages: 138 Posted: 12 Jul 2023
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID), Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID) and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
Downloads 38 (801,963)

Abstract:

Loading...

manufacturing, structural transformation, growth, productivity, trade protection, Africa

23.

Looking for Virtue in Remoteness:Policy Recommendations for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Peruvian Amazonia

HKS Working Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 11 Apr 2023
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), The World Bank Group, Independent, Independent, University of Maryland - College Park, Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID) and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
Downloads 38 (801,963)

Abstract:

Loading...

Inclusive growth, environment, economic complexity, growth diagnostics, Peru, ecosystems services

24.

Overcoming Remoteness in the Peruvian Amazonia: A Growth Diagnostic of Loreto

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 31 Oct 2022
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), The World Bank Group, Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID) and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
Downloads 36 (817,372)

Abstract:

Loading...

Remoteness, Sustainability, Amazonia, Development

25.

A Roadmap for Investment Promotion and Export Diversification: The Case of Jordan

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Apr 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID) and Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Center for International Development (CID), Students
Downloads 32 (850,018)

Abstract:

Loading...

26.

Place-Specific Determinants of Income Gaps: New Sub-National Evidence From Mexico

Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming, CID Faculty Working Paper No. 343
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Ricardo Hausmann, Carlo Pietrobelli and Miguel Santos
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University Roma Tre, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 30 (867,149)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

27.

Jordan: The Elements of a Growth Strategy

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Apr 2021
Miguel Santos, Ricardo Hausmann and Ana Grisanti
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
Downloads 29 (875,799)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

28.

There is a Future after Cars: Economic Growth Analysis for Hermosillo, Sonora

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Apr 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID), Texas A&M University - Department of International Affairs, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), National University of Colombia, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 27 (893,864)

Abstract:

Loading...

29.

Case Study Cantv-Telmex: Which is the Appropriate Discount Rate?

Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración, número 44, 2010, pp. 137-154.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Carlos Alberto Molina and Miguel Santos
IESA and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 27 (903,136)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Discount Rate, Cost of Capital, Cost of Equity, Country Risk Premium, Sovereign Debt, Latin America, Cash Low Valuation

30.

Fool’s Gold: The Impact of Venezuelan Currency Devaluations on Multinational Stock Prices

Economia LACEA Fall 2018 Issue. Vol. 19 no. 1, 2018, pp. 93-128.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Dany Bahar, Carlos Alberto Molina and Miguel Santos
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, IESA and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 20 (961,617)

Abstract:

Loading...

31.

The Right Fit for the Wrong Reasons: Real Business Cycle in an Oil-Dependent Economy

Latin American Journal of Economics (former Cuadernos de Economía), Vol. 53 No. 1, pp. 61–94, December 2016.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Miguel Santos
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 19 (971,936)

Abstract:

Loading...

Macroeconomics, RBC, Oil Shocks, Labor Markets, Venezuela

32.

Expropriation Risks and Housing Prices: Evidence from an Emerging Market

Journal of Business Research, 2014, Vol. 67, pp. 935-942
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Apr 2023
Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA), Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA)
Downloads 12 (1,044,804)

Abstract:

Loading...

33.

Diagnosing Human Capital as a Binding Constraint to Growth: Tests, Symptoms, and Prescriptions

Diagnosing Human Capital as a Binding Constraint to Growth: Tests, Symptoms and Prescriptions (Elements in the Economics of Emerging Markets). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. doi:10.1017/9781108975223
Posted: 10 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2023
Miguel Santos and Farah Hani
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

Loading...

human capital, skills, economic growth, Growth Diagnostics, developing countries