Luisa R. Blanco

Pepperdine University School of Public Policy

Professor

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Are Tax Havens Good Neighbors? An LDC Perspective

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2011
Luisa R. Blanco and Cynthia L. Rogers
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 531 (97,835)
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Tax havens, Foreign Direct Investment, Less Developed Countries, Spatial Econometrics

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Competition between Tax Havens: Does Geographic Distribution Matter?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Luisa R. Blanco and Cynthia L. Rogers
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Tax havens, Tax Competition, Foreign Direct Investment, Spatial Econometrics

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The Impact of Research and Development on Economic Growth and Productivity in the U.S. States: Online Appendix

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 May 2015
Luisa R. Blanco, Ji Gu and James E. Prieger
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy
Downloads 193 (286,632)
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R&D spillovers, state R&D policy, positive externalities, total factor productivity, cointegration, pooled mean group estimator

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Systematic Review of Racial, Ethnic and Gender Differences on Financial Knowledge in the United States

Blanco, Luisa; Garcia, Cruz; and Gutierrez, Rosemary, 'Systematic Review of Racial, Ethnic and Gender Differences on Financial Knowledge in the United States' (2022). Pepperdine University, School of Public Policy Working Papers. Paper 80. https://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/sppworkingpapers/80
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jul 2022
Luisa R. Blanco, Cruz Garcia and Rosemary Gutierrez
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University and Pepperdine University
Downloads 187 (294,953)
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Financial Literacy, Financial Knowledge, disparities

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The Impact of Reform on the Criminal Justice System in Mexico

RAND Working Paper No. WR-948
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 May 2012
Luisa R. Blanco
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy
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institutions, crime, judicial reform, Latin America

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Crime, Institutions and Sector-Specific FDI in Latin America

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, University of Southern Mississippi - College of Business Administration and Portland State University
Downloads 164 (330,855)
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Foreign Direct Investment, sector specific FDI, crime, institutions, Latin America

The Impact of a Mobile Phone-Delivered Digital Financial Education Program on Financial Behavior Among Hispanics

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 23 Sep 2022
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Eastmont Community Center, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Family Social Science
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Financial education, financial literacy, field experiment, digital technology

The Impact of a Mobile Phone-Delivered Digital Financial Education Program on Financial Behavior Among Hispanics

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Oct 2022
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, Eastmont Community Center, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Family Social Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Financial education, financial literacy, field experiment, digital technology

The Impact of a Mobile Phone-Delivered Digital Financial Education Program on Financial Behavior Among Hispanics

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Oct 2022
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, Eastmont Community Center, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Family Social Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Financial education, financial literacy, field experiment, digital technology

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Endogenous Tax Policy and Economic Growth of Tax Havens

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2010
Luisa R. Blanco and Cynthia L. Rogers
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 157 (343,257)

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Tax Haven, Endogeneity

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Racial, Ethnic and Gender Retirement Knowledge Gaps in the United States

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Dec 2022
Luisa R. Blanco and Ron D. Hays
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - David Geffen School of Medicine
Downloads 147 (368,495)

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racial disparities, gender disparities, retirement preparedness, financial knowledge

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Economic Growth and the Optimal Level of Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy and Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy
Downloads 143 (370,461)
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Entrepreneurship, national economic growth, R&D, corruption, grease the wheels hypothesis, growth penalty, entrepreneurial economy

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Equity Commitment under Uncertainty: A Hierarchical Model of Real Option Entry Mode Choices

Forthcoming, International Business Review
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2015
Rossitza B. Wooster, Luisa R. Blanco and W. Charles Sawyer
Portland State University, Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and University of Southern Mississippi - College of Business Administration
Downloads 119 (426,574)
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Real Options, Entry Mode, Latin America

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Does Oil Hinder Democratic Development? A Time-Series Analysis

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Kelsey O'Connor, Luisa R. Blanco and Jeffrey B. Nugent
STATEC Research, Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 116 (434,824)
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resource curse, democracy, oil, natural resources, long-run relationships

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Retirement Planning Among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanics

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), RAND Corporation and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 113 (446,305)
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Retirement, Retirement planning, Saving, Intergenerational transfers, Hispanics, Women

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The (Non) Effect of Natural Resource Dependence on Capital Accumulation in Latin America

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2011
Luisa R. Blanco and Robin Grier
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute
Downloads 101 (480,788)
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Latin America, human capital, physical capital, natural resources, education

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New Trends in Latin America and Their Implications for Foreign Direct Investment

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2010
Luisa R. Blanco
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy
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Foreign Direct Investment, Latin America, Spatial Econometrics

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Powering America: The Impact of Ethanol Production in the Corn Belt States

Energy Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
Luisa R. Blanco and Michelle Isenhouer
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Ethanol, Energy Policy, County Level Analysis

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Does Experience Matter for Patterns of Expansion by U.S. Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2014
W. Charles Sawyer, Rossitza B. Wooster and Luisa R. Blanco
University of Southern Mississippi - College of Business Administration, Portland State University and Pepperdine University School of Public Policy
Downloads 78 (564,646)

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Foreign Direct Investment, U.S. Companies, Latin America, Investment Strategies

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Hispanic Economic Outlook, Quarter 1, 2009

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Marie T. Mora, Luisa R. Blanco and Isabel Ruiz
University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance, Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College
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hispanic employment, housing, remittances

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The Impact of FDI on CO2 Emissions in Latin America

Oxford Development Studies, 14(1), 104-121, March 2013
Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Luisa R. Blanco, Fidel Gonzalez and Isabel Ruiz
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, Sam Houston State University - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and International Business and University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College

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FDI, Pollution, Latin America

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The Finance-Growth Link in Latin America Revisited and the Role of Institutions as a Source of Finance

Posted: 06 Sep 2010
Luisa R. Blanco
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy

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Financial development, economic growth, institutions, political stability, Latin America

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Hispanic Economic Outlook, Quarter 1, 2010

Hispanic Economic Outlook, QI, 2010
Posted: 09 Feb 2010
Alberto Davila, Marie T. Mora and Luisa R. Blanco
University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance and Pepperdine University School of Public Policy

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Hispanics, Labor Market, Remittances, Housing, Recession, Latin America

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Long Live Democracy: The Determinants of Political Instability in Latin America

Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 76–95, January 2009
Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Luisa R. Blanco and Robin Grier
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy and Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute

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Political Instability, Democracy, Latin America

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The Finance-Growth Link in Latin America

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 76, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Luisa R. Blanco
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy

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Financial Development, Latin America

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Life is Unfair in Latin America, but Does It Matter for Growth?

World Development, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Luisa R. Blanco
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy

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Inequality, agriculture, economic growth, Latin America