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Vol. 14, No. 1 (1999)

Vol. 14, No. 1 (1999)

 

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  • Valdés, Rodrigo; Delano, Valentín (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1999)
    This paper analyzes the relationship between productivity growth differentials and real exchange rate (RER) in Chile using three alternative methods. First, it calibrates with Chilean data a simple RER model that includes ...
  • Braverman, Daniel G.; Chisari, Omar; Quesada, Lucía; Rossi, Martín A. (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1999)
    In this paper we address two important issues for the young pension fund industry in Argentina: (i) How can individual funds be ranked according to their efficiency? and (ii) How have recent regulations -mainly, limiting ...
  • Srinivas, P. S.; Yermo, Juan (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1999)
    The paper assesses the impact of regulatory regimes on the market performance of private pension funds in Latin American countries that have undertaken reforms of their pension systems. It focuses in particular on the ...
  • Mena, Hugo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1999)
    The variability of the economy's growth in Latin American Countries (LACs) tends to far exceed that found in developed nations. Huge recessions are frequent in LACs. Typically, these recessions are accompanied by major ...
  • Echecopar, German (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1999)
    The paper provides an argument for how selective industrial policies (targeting) can produce faster productivity growth. A model is developed to show that when learning externalities are present, targeting can increase the ...