Jorge Alvarez

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Economist

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/jalvarezecon/

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Scholarly Papers (11)

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-47
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, New York University (NYU) and Columbia University
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Earnings Inequality, Linked Employer-Employee Data, Firm and Worker Heterogeneity, Productivity

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

IMF Working Paper No. 17/278
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, New York University (NYU) and Columbia University
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Brazil, Western Hemisphere, Earnings Inequality, Linked Employer-Employee Data, Firm and Worker Heterogeneity, Productivity, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis

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The Agricultural Wage Gap: Evidence from Brazilian Micro-Data

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
Jorge Alvarez
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Wage Gaps, Agriculture, Structural Transformation, Human Capital, Sorting, Productivity Gaps, Brazil.

Geoeconomic Fragmentation and Commodity Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 2023/201
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Oct 2023
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Commodities, international trade, sanctions, spillovers, prices, geoeconomic fragmentation

Geoeconomic Fragmentation and Commodity Markets

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 13 Feb 2024
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Commodities, International trade, sanctions, spillovers, fragmentation.

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Wage-Price Spirals: What is the Historical Evidence?

IMF Working Paper No. 2022/221
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Dec 2022
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Inflation, Wages, Wage-price spirals, Labor markets., wage-price spiral, nominal wage growth, Phillips curve, Phillips Curve estimation, Wage-Price spiral, Real wages, Labor markets, Wage adjustments

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How Costly Will Reining in Inflation Be? It Depends on How Rational We are

IMF Working Paper No. 2023/021
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Feb 2023
Jorge Alvarez and Allan Dizioli
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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DSGE, inflation dynamics, optimal monetary policy, forecasting and simulation, bayesian estimation, inflation-slack curve, expectations drift, shock decomposition, inflation episode, Inflation, Output gap, Real wages, Wage gap, Wages, Global

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Structural Transformation and the Rise in Female Labor Force Participation Across the World

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Oct 2022
Jorge Alvarez
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Structural Transformation, Female Labor Force Participation, gender, Economic Growth

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Internal Trade in Canada: Case for Liberalization

IMF Working Paper No. 19/158
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Aug 2019
Jorge Alvarez, Ivo Krznar and Trevor Tombe
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Calgary - Department of Economics
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International trade agreements, Total factor productivity, Bilateral trade, Comparative advantage, Patterns of trade, Internal trade, gains from trade, input-output linkages, Canada, trade cost, non-geographic, internal trade barrier, trade barrier

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Informality and Aggregate Productivity: The Case of Mexico

IMF Working Paper No. 19/257
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Jorge Alvarez and Cian Ruane
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Social safety nets, Economic conditions, Informal sector, Social security, Labor costs, Informality, Misallocation, Productivity, Growth, Mexico., WP, informal worker, formal sector, entry cost

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Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap

IMF Working Paper No. 17/289
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Jorge Alvarez
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Agriculture, Human capital, Wage Gaps, Structural Transformation, Sorting, Productivity Gaps, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure, Agricultural Labor Markets, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility, General, General

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Crop Selection and International Differences in Aggregate Agricultural Productivity

IMF Working Paper No. 19/179
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Aug 2019
Jorge Alvarez and Claudia N. Berg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Agricultural production, Production, Gross domestic product, Development, Employment, Productivity, Agriculture, Geography, potential yield, crop selection, crop-specific, country-level, potential production

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Made in Mexico: Energy Reform and Manufacturing Growth

Energy Economics, Volume 55, Pages 253–265, March 2016
Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Jorge Alvarez and Fabián Valencia
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Growth, Energy Reform, Manufacturing Output, Electricity, Gas, Mexico, Panel VAR