Latin American and Caribbean countries have not escaped the global financial crisis, but have weathered the storm more successfully than in past downturns, due to better macroeconomic management, more efficient structural policies, and a vigorous business sector.
Memorando de Entendimiento firmado durante el segundo Foro Económico Internacional América Latina y el Caribe que se realiza en París
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The shift in global goods production towards Asia is well documented. But global consumer demand has so far been concentrated in the rich economies of the OECD. Will that also shift towards Asia as these countries get richer?
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This paper investigates whether increased import competition leads firms to engage in incremental innovation reflected in product quality upgrading. The econometric analysis relies on a rich dataset of Chilean manufacturing firms and their products.
The catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010 has levelled Port-au-Prince, inflicting enormous pain in the poorest country in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ministers and CEOs discuss Latin America’s challenges in Paris International Forum
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Past studies focused on aggregate country data but a sector analysis provides a better picture of fragmentation. We start by counting the number of aid projects in the developing world and find that, in 2007, more
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Interview for Five Magazine Rolando Avendano on emerging markets
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OECD recommendations on Latin America take spotlight at Estoril Summit