Working Papers


  • 18-January-2010

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    Economic Importance of Agriculture for Poverty Reduction

    The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for halving the number of people living in extreme poverty. This paper examines the role of the agricultural sector and looks at 25 developing countries who have posted extraordinary success in reducing extreme poverty.

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  • 14-August-2009

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    DEV Working Paper 281: Revisiting Political Budget Cycles in Latin America

    This analysis highlights, from a governmental and political perspective, the need to avoid fiscal deteriorations around elections in Latin America.

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  • 10-April-2009

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    Pension reform in Chile revisited: what has been learned? (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No. 86, 2009)

    The paper describes Chile’s pension reform of 1980, which replaced the existing pay-as-you-go public pension programs by a new funded pension program managed by private companies (the “AFP´s”)...

  • 10-April-2009

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    Inequality, Poverty and Social Policy: Recent Trends in Chile (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 85)

    This report aims to outline the main trends in income distribution and poverty in Chile, as well as the role of social policy in these areas.

  • 6-March-2009

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    Do Latin American central bankers behave non linearly? The experiences of Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico

    This paper estimates unrestricted monetary reaction functions for four Latin American countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico) and tests for the presence of non linear effects in central bank behaviour.

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  • 13-April-2007

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    Modal Estimates of Services Barriers

    OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 51. This paper presents improved approaches to measurement of services barriers by using alternative weighting methods and improved econometric specifications.

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  • 18-September-2006

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    Benefits from the Liberalisation of Trade in Environmental Goods and Services: Case Study: Chile

    This paper analyses the major determinants of change in the Chilean market for environmental goods and services, with a particular focus on water services and air pollution control.

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