Eduardo A. Lora

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department

Principal Advisor

1300 New York Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20577

United States

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Structural Reforms in Latin America: What Has Been Reformed and How to Measure it

IADB Research Department Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Structural Reforms, Latin America, Structural Policy Index

Structural Reforms in Latin America: What Has Been Reformed and How to Measure it

IDB Working Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Should Latin America Fear China?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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China, Latin America, economic growth, investment climate

Should Latin America Fear China?

IDB Working Paper No. 442
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Structural Reforms in Latin America Under Scrutiny

IDB Working Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora and Ugo Panizza
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
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Structural Reforms in Latin America Under Scrutiny

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 May 2002
Ugo Panizza and Eduardo A. Lora
United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Structural Reforms in Latin America: What Has Been Reformed and How to Measure it (Updated Version)

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-346
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Feb 2013
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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What Makes Reforms Likely? Timing and Sequencing of Structural Reforms in Latin America

IADB Working Paper No. W-424
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Sep 2000
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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What Makes Reforms Likely? Timing and Sequencing of Structural Reforms in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 355
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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The Electoral Consequences of the Washington Consensus

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Eduardo A. Lora and Mauricio Olivera
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and George Washington University
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Latin America, Washington Consensus, structural reforms, presidential elections, legislative elections, economic voting

The Electoral Consequences of the Washington Consensus

IDB Working Paper No. 441
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora and Mauricio Olivera
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Fedesarrollo
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Public Investment in Infrastructure in Latin America: Is Debt the Culprit?

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper No. 595
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Public investment, Public infrastructure, Public debt, Fiscal Policies

Public Investment in Infrastructure in Latin America: Is Debt the Culprit?

IDB Working Paper No. 498
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Reform Fatigue: Symptoms, Reasons, Implications

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
Eduardo A. Lora, Ugo Panizza and Myriam Quispe-Agnoli
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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Latin America, Reforms

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Public Debt and Social Expenditure: Friends or Foes?

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Mauricio Olivera and Eduardo A. Lora
George Washington University and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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public debt, social expenditure, Latin America, debt burden, interest

Public Debt and Social Expenditure: Friends or Foes?

IDB Working Paper No. 469
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora and Mauricio Olivera
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and George Washington University
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A Decade of Structural Reform in Latin America: What Has Been Reformed and How to Measure it

IDB Working Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Why so Small? Explaining the Size of Firms in Latin America

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Ana Maria Herrera and Eduardo A. Lora
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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firm size, Latin America, openness, financial sector, infrastructure

Why so Small? Explaining the Size of Firms in Latin America

The World Economy, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 1005-1028, July 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Aug 2005
Ana Maria Herrera and Eduardo A. Lora
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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The Conflictive Relationship between Satisfaction and Income

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Dec 2008
Juan Camilo Chaparro and Eduardo A. Lora
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Income, Quality of Life, GDP, Growth, Latin America

The Conflictive Relationship between Satisfaction and Income

IDB Working Paper No. 542
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora and Juan Camilo Chaparro
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Employment and Taxes in Latin America: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Payroll, Corporate Income and Value-Added Taxes on Labor Outcomes

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-334
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Eduardo A. Lora and Deisy Johanna Fajardo
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Employment and Taxes in Latin America: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Payroll, Corporate Income and Value Added Taxes on Labor Outcomes

Cuadernos de Economia, Vol. 35, No. 67, 2015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Eduardo A. Lora and Johanna Fajardo-Gonzalez
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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VAT, payroll tax, corporate income tax, employment, informality, wages, Latin America

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The Reform of the Fiscal Institutions in Latin America

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2006
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Fiscal institutions, budget institutions, decentralization, tax policy, Latin America

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A New Way of Monitoring the Quality of Urban Life

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-272
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2011
Eduardo A. Lora and Andrew Powell
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business
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The Fiscal Vulnerability of Public Social Expenditures: Is Latin America Different? (La Vulnerabilidad Fiscal Del Gasto Social: ¿Es Diferente América Latina?)

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper No. 597
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2007
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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public social expenditure, public debt, Latin America, primary expenditures, debt services, multilateral debt, defaults

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How Will the Food Price Shock Affect Inflation in Latin America and the Caribbean?

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-PB-120
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jun 2011
Eduardo A. Lora, Andrew Powell and Pilar Tavella
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Training of Economists in Latin America

Revista de Análisis Económico/Economic Analysis Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 65-93, December 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Dec 2010
Eduardo A. Lora and Hugo Ñopo
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Economics, Training, University

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The Employment Problem in Latin America: Perceptions and Stylized Facts

IDB Working Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora and Gustavo A. Marquez
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Health Perceptions in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-290
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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The Fiscal Vulnerability of Public Social Expenditures: Is Latin America Different?

Revista de Análisis Económico - Economic Analysis Review, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Public Social Expenditure, Public Debt, Latin America, Primary Expenditures, Debt Services, Multilateral Debt, Defaults

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Macro Policy and Employment Problems in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 308
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Lora and Mauricio Olivera
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Distance between Perception and Reality in the Social Domains of Life

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-423
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Eduardo A. Lora
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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VAT, Payroll Tax, Corporate Income Tax, Employment, Informality, Wages, Latin America

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Latin American Middle Classes: The Distance between Perception and Reality

Economia - The Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 14(1), 33-60. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2013
Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Eduardo A. Lora and Johanna Fajardo-Gonzalez
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Middle class, Social status, Income distribution, Latin America

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Valuing Health Conditions - Insights from Happiness Surveys Across Countries and Cultures

IDB Working Paper No. 17
Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Carol Graham, Lucas Higuera and Eduardo A. Lora
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department

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What Makes Reforms Likely: Political Economy Determinants of Reforms in Latin America

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 99-135, May 2004
Posted: 15 Nov 2004
Eduardo A. Lora and Mauricio Olivera
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and George Washington University

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Structural reforms, political economy, Latin America