Ernesto Stein

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Research Economist

1300 New York Avenue, NW

Research Department

Washington, DC 20577

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

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Citation 103

Why Do Countries Float the Way They Float?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 May 2000
Ricardo Hausmann, Ugo Panizza and Ernesto Stein
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 458 (60,377)
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Exchange Rate, Emerging Markets, Dollarization

Why Do Countries Float the Way They Float?

IDB Working Paper No. 349
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Ricardo Hausmann, Ugo Panizza and Ernesto Stein
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 62 (351,203)
Citation 102

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Why Do Countries Float the Way They Float?

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 66, No. 2, pp. 387-414, 2001
Posted: 11 Jan 2002
Ricardo Hausmann, Ugo Panizza and Ernesto Stein
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Exchange rate regimes, Emerging Markets, Balance Sheets

Fiscal Decentralization and Government Size in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Ernesto Stein
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Fiscal Decentralization and Government Size in Latin America

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. II, No. 2, pp. 357-391, November 1999
Posted: 10 Jun 2004
Ernesto Stein
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Decentralization, government expenditures, fiscal discipline

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Financial Turmoil and Choice of Exchange Rate Regime

IDB Working Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 456 (61,350)
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Regional Integration and the Location of FDI

IDB Working Paper No. 414
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Regional Integration and the Location of FDI

IADB Research Department Working Paper No. 492
Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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Economic Integration, Foreign Direct Investment

Regional Integration and the Location of FDI

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) No. 492
Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Economic Integration, Foreign Direct Investment

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Citation 4

Political Institutions and Growth Collapses

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 May 2000
Fedesarrollo, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Economics
Downloads 356 (81,625)
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Political Institutions and Growth Collapses

IDB Working Paper No. 350
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Fedesarrollo, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 48 (397,242)
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Export Pioneers in Latin America

IDB Book No. IDB-BK-107, Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 329 Posted: 09 Jun 2012
Columbia University - Columbia Law School, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 359 (81,479)
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The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy in Latin America: An Analytical Overview

IDB Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Jeffry Frieden and Ernesto Stein
Harvard University and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 269 (111,877)
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Politics and Exchange Rates: A Cross-Country Approach to Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Jeffry Frieden, Piero Ghezzi and Ernesto Stein
Harvard University, Deutsche Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 258 (116,851)
Citation 45

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Political Particularism Around the World

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Oct 2001
Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Economics, Fedesarrollo, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 241 (125,291)
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Citation 20

The Cyclical Nature of North-South FDI Flows

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Mar 2003
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 138 (207,223)
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Business Cycle, FDI, Foreign, Direct, Investment

The Cyclical Nature of North-South FDI Flows

IDB Working Paper No. 401
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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The Budget Process as a Political Arena

WHO DECIDES THE BUDGET? A POLITICAL ECONOMY ANALYSIS OF THE BUDGET PROCESS, Mark Hallerberg, Carlos Scartascini, & Ernesto Stein, eds., Inter-American Development Bank and David Rockefeller Center, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Mark Hallerberg, Carlos Scartascini and Ernesto Stein
Hertie School of Governance, Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 183 (162,632)
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The Evolution of Urban Concentration Around the World: A Panel Approach

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Alejandro Gaviria and Ernesto Stein
Fedesarrollo and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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The Evolution of Urban Concentration Around the World: A Panel Approach

IDB Working Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Alejandro Gaviria and Ernesto Stein
Fedesarrollo and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Political Institutions, State Capabilities and Public Policy: International Evidence

IDB Working Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics
Downloads 98 (267,304)
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Political Institutions, State Capabilities and Public Policy: International Evidence

Inter-American Development Bank Research Department Working Paper No. 661
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Feb 2010
Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics
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Political institutions, Public Policies, Government Capabilities, Veto Players, Intertemporal Cooperation, Development, Human Development Index, Public Expenditures, Policy Index, Adaptability, Stability, Judicial Independence, Party Institutionalization, Congress Capabilities, Cabinet Stability

Sustaining Fixed Rates: The Political Economy of Currency Pegs in Latin America

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 2001-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Sep 2001
S. Brock Blomberg, Jeffry Frieden and Ernesto Stein
Ursinus College, Harvard University and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Sustaining Fixed Rates: The Political Economy of Currency Pegs in Latin America

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 203-225, November 2005
Posted: 29 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
S. Brock Blomberg, Jeffry Frieden and Ernesto Stein
Ursinus College, Harvard University and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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exchange rates, elections

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The Ftaa and the Location of FDI

INTEGRATING THE AMERICAS: FTAA AND BEYOND, A. Estevadeordal, D. Rodrik, A. Taylor and A. Velasco, eds., Harvard University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 May 2005
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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The Ftaa and the Location of FDI

IDB Working Paper No. 413
Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Business, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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Political Institutions, Intertemporal Cooperation, and the Quality of Policies

Inter-American Development Bank Research Department Working Paper No. 676
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics
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Political institutions, Public policies, Government capabilities, Intertemporal cooperation, Development, Policy index, Credibility, Judicial independence, Party institutionalization, Congress capabilities, Cabinet stability

Political Institutions, Intertemporal Cooperation, and the Quality of Policies

IDB Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics
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Political Institutions, Actors, and Arenas in Latin American Policymaking

HOW DEMOCRACY WORKS: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS, ACTORS, AND ARENAS IN LATIN AMERICAN POLICYMAKING, Washington, DC: IDB and DRCLAS, Harvard University, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics
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Policymaking process, Political Institutions, Latin America, Legislatures, Political Parties, Labor Unions

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A New Framework

WHO DECIDES THE BUDGET? A POLITICAL ECONOMY ANALYSIS OF THE BUDGET PROCESS, Mark Hallerberg, Carlos Scartascini, & Ernesto Stein, eds., Inter-American Development Bank and David Rockefeller Center, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Carlos Scartascini and Ernesto Stein
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Budget Process, Political Economy, Policymaking, Latin America

Budget Institutions and Fiscal Performance in Latin America

NBER Working Paper No. w5586
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Oct 1996 Last Revised: 10 May 2000
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Universidad de los Andes and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Budget Institutions and Fiscal Performance in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Universidad de los Andes and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Veto Players, Intertemporal Interactions and Policy Adaptability: How Do Political Institutions Work?

IDB Working Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Carlos Scartascini, Mariano Tommasi and Ernesto Stein
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Veto Players, Intertemporal Interactions and Policy Adaptability: How Do Political Institutions Work?

Inter-American Development Bank Research Department Working Paper No. 645
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics
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Veto Players, Policy Adaptability, Policy Stability, Intertemporal Cooperation

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Decentralization, Budget Processes and Feedback Effects

THE POLITICS OF POLICIES, IDB, eds., Harvard University, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Gabriel Filc, Carlos Scartascini and Ernesto Stein
Center for the Implementation of Public Policies (CIPPEC), Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 73 (317,896)
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Policymaking processes, Decentralization, Political Reforms, Fiscal Reforms

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Trade Intensity and Business Cycle Synchronization: Are Developing Countries Any Different?

IDB Working Paper No. 400
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
César A. Calderón, Alberto Chong and Ernesto Stein
Central Bank of Chile, University of Ottawa and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 69 (327,799)
Citation 80

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Veto Players and Policy Trade-Offs: An Intertemporal Approach to Study the Effects of Political Institutions on Policy

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper Series No. IDB-WP-159
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Carlos Scartascini, Ernesto Stein and Mariano Tommasi
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics
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Political Institutions, Public Policies, Veto Players, Policy Adaptability, Policy Stability, Intertemporal, Credibility, Repeated Games

Veto Players and Policy Trade-Offs: An Intertemporal Approach to Study the Effects of Political Institutions on Policy

IDB Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Mariano Tommasi, Carlos Scartascini and Ernesto Stein
Universidad de San Andres - Department of Economics, Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Ideology and Taxation in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-407
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Ernesto Stein and Lorena Caro
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Currency Union Effect on Trade: Early Evidence from Emu

IDB Working Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
University of Chile, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 101

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Institutional Arrangements and Fiscal Performance: The Latin American Experience

NBER Working Paper No. w6358
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Aug 1998 Last Revised: 14 May 2000
Ernesto Stein, Ernesto Talvi and Alejandro Grisanti
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Economica y Social (CERES) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Institutional Arrangements and Fiscal Performance: The Latin American Experience

IDB Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Ernesto Stein, Ernesto Talvi and Alejandro Grisanti
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Economica y Social (CERES) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Export Take-Offs and Acceleration: Unpacking Cross-Sector Linkages in the Evolution of Comparative Advantage

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2019
Brookings Institution, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Chile - Business School and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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relatedness, comparative advantage, patents, labor, upstream, downstream

Export Take-Offs and Acceleration: Unpacking Cross-Sector Linkages in the Evolution of Comparative Advantage

CESifo Working Paper No. 7436
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Brookings Institution, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of Chile - University of Chile
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relatedness, comparative advantage, patents, labor, upstream, downstream

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Continental Trading Blocs: Are They Natural, or Super-Natural?

NBER Working Paper No. w4588
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ernesto Stein and Shang-Jin Wei
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 37 (431,240)
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The Welfare Implications of Trading Blocs Among Countries with Different Endowments

NBER Working Paper No. w5472
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Antonio Spilimbergo and Ernesto Stein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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The Welfare Implications of Trading Blocs Among Countries with Different Endowments

IDB Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Antonio Spilimbergo and Ernesto Stein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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The Welfare Implications of Trading Blocs Among Countries with Different Endowments

Posted: 18 Mar 1998
Antonio Spilimbergo and Ernesto Stein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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The Development of Venture Capital in Latin America: A Comparative Perspective

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Nov 2018
Ernesto Stein and Rodrigo Andres Wagner
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of Chile - Business School
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Venture Capital, Private Equity, Latin America, Cross-border private equity

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Political Stabilization Cycles in High Inflation Economies

IDB Working Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Ernesto Stein and Jorge M. Streb
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del CEMA
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Regional Trading Arrangement: Natural or Super-Natural?

NBER Working Paper No. w5431
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ernesto Stein and Shang-Jin Wei
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Quality of Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment

Economics & Politics, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 317-344, November 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Christian Daude and Ernesto Stein
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 27 (476,385)
Citation 38
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Real Exchange Rate Cycles Around Elections

Economics & Politics, Vol. 17, No, 3, pp. 297-330, November 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Ernesto Stein, Jorge M. Streb and Piero Ghezzi
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Universidad del CEMA and Deutsche Bank
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The Challenge of Public Capabilities for Successful Productive Development Policies: Hopeless Task or Pragmatic Program?

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-636
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
DRP Trejos & Cornick, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Government performance, Industrial policy

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Political Particularism Around the World

IDB Working Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Fedesarrollo and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Elections and the Timing of Devaluations

IDB Working Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Ernesto Stein and Jorge M. Streb
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del CEMA
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Competition-Adjusted Measures of Real Exchange Rates

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-890
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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: Real effective exchange rate, Competitiveness, Trade

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Who Decides the Budget? A Political Economy Analysis of the Budget Process in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-BK-135
Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Carlos Scartascini and Ernesto Stein
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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