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Import substitution with labor misallocation (English)

This paper argues that relying on major policy distortions to create a domestic automotive industry through import substitution generates significant costs for the economy, in terms of foregone output, lower consumption, and reduced overall welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8542 AUG 07, 2018

Martins,Marco A.C.; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R. Disclosed

Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana Portuguese Disclosed

Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana English Disclosed

Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

After a two-year recession, something last experienced over three decades ago, the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is growing again. ... See More +

Working Paper 123738 FEB 01, 2018

Abousleiman,Issam A.; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R. Disclosed

Productivity growth in Latin American and the Caribbean : exploring the macro-micro linkages (English)

This paper brings together the main findings and policy implications of two recent World Bank regional reports on economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean: Araujo, Vostroknutova, Wacker and Clavijo, eds ... See More +

Working Paper 120956 NOV 01, 2017

Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M.; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R. Disclosed

Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Growth Challenge of Latin America andthe Caribbean shows that Latin America and the Caribbean's growthperformance over the past decade cannot be reduced to the commodityboom: growth-promoting reforms that strengthened financial development,increased trade openness and improved infrastructure development alsoplayed a significant role and can continue doing so. ... See More +

Publication 1101101 NOV 09, 2016

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Brueckner,Markus; Clavijo,Mateo; Wacker,Konstantin M. Disclosed

Understanding the income and efficiency gap in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The countries of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region like other emerging economies, have benefited from a decade of remarkable growth and some income per capita convergence toward the United States and other high-income countries. ... See More +

Publication 104285 APR 08, 2016

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M.; Clavijo Munoz,Mateo Disclosed

Understanding Latin America and the Caribbean’s income gap (English)

Even nearly ten years of solid growth cannot guarantee long-term income convergence. The countries of the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC), like other emerging economies, have benefited from a decade of remarkable growth and some income per capita convergence towards the United States and other industrialized countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 97885 JUL 01, 2015

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M.; Clavijo Munoz,Mateo Disclosed

Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has seen a decade of remarkable growth and income convergence. Growth has been a key driver for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 91015 DEC 01, 2014

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Brueckner, Markus; Clavijo Munoz,Mateo; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M. Disclosed

Brazil - Acre: Strengthening Public Policies DPL : P147913 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR14238 JUN 13, 2014

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.

Growth Volatility in Paraguay : Sources, effects, and options (English)

Education Sector Review 78318 JUN 05, 2014

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Blanco Cossio, Fernando; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Echague, Marcelo; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Siegenthaler, Peter; Odawara, Rei; Gulino, Silvia; Mossi, Dante; Lachy, Diana; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Polastri, Rossana; Theis, Sophie Storm; Arias Carballo, Diego; Berument, Hakan; Ramirez, Julio; Hnatkovska, Viktoria; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanetti, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Calvo-Gonzalez, Oscar; Lampietti, Julian; Gould, David Disclosed

Another attempt to reform Brazil's intergovernmental financing arrangements : preliminary results and future prospects (English)

Since the mid-1990s, Brazil has struggled, with limited success, to reform its intergovernmental financing arrangements. Every four years, the electoral cycle brings promises of much needed reforms. ... See More +

Brief 88640 JUN 01, 2014

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Barroso,Rafael Chelles Disclosed

Brazil - Acre: Strengthening Public Policies DPL : P147913 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR13482 MAR 24, 2014

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.

Growth Volatility in Paraguay : Sources, effects, and options (Vol. 2) : Supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)

Education Sector Review 78318 DEC 20, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Blanco Cossio, Fernando; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Echague, Marcelo; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Siegenthaler, Peter; Odawara, Rei; Gulino, Silvia; Mossi, Dante; Lachy, Diana; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Polastri, Rossana; Theis, Sophie Storm; Arias Carballo, Diego; Berument, Hakan; Ramirez, Julio; Hnatkovska, Viktoria; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanetti, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Calvo-Gonzalez, Oscar; Lampietti, Julian; Gould, David Disclosed

A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)

Paraguay has achieved significant progress in terms of fiscal policy over the past decade. Despite this progress on fiscal reform, three major challenges remain: 1) a volatile macroeconomic environment; 2) still insufficient fiscal resources; and 3) high levels of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78194 NOV 25, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Chakeri, Jasmin; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Polastri, Rossana; Mossi, Dante; Estrada, Eduardo Andres; Busquets, Renato; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Rittenauer, Patrick; Siegenthaler, Peter; Gulino, Silvia; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Alvarenga Capurro, Telma; Favaro, Edgardo; Ramirez, Julio; Stewart, Lisa; Cicowiez, Martin; Lustig, Nora; Schenone, Osvaldo; Higgins, Sean; Swanson, William; Cuesta, Jose Antonio; Suarez Becerra, Pablo; Togo, Eriko; Velandia-Rubiano, Antonio; Horigoshi Reis, Ana Mie; Weiner, Fanny; Perez, Luis Orlando; de Hoyos, Rafael; Moreno, Juan Martin; Indaco, Agustin; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanett, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Verhoeven, Marijn; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

A public expenditure review for Paraguay : the quest for optimal tax and expenditure policies for shared prosperity (English)

Paraguay has achieved significant progress in terms of fiscal policy over the past decade. Despite this progress on fiscal reform, three major challenges remain: 1) a volatile macroeconomic environment; 2) still insufficient fiscal resources; and 3) high levels of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78194 NOV 25, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Chakeri, Jasmin; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Polastri, Rossana; Mossi, Dante; Estrada, Eduardo Andres; Busquets, Renato; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Rittenauer, Patrick; Siegenthaler, Peter; Gulino, Silvia; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Alvarenga Capurro, Telma; Favaro, Edgardo; Ramirez, Julio; Stewart, Lisa; Cicowiez, Martin; Lustig, Nora; Schenone, Osvaldo; Higgins, Sean; Swanson, William; Cuesta, Jose Antonio; Suarez Becerra, Pablo; Togo, Eriko; Velandia-Rubiano, Antonio; Horigoshi Reis, Ana Mie; Weiner, Fanny; Perez, Luis Orlando; de Hoyos, Rafael; Moreno, Juan Martin; Indaco, Agustin; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanett, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Verhoeven, Marijn; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Core course : economic growth (English)

The Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Group of World Bank Institute (WBIEP) conducted a core course on economic growth in Washington, D.C. from January 20-21, 1999. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 49445 MAY 01, 1999

Araujo, Jorge Disclosed

Core course : economic growth and poverty reduction theory, evidence, and implications for Central Asia (English)

The Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Division of The World Bank Institute (WBIEP) conducted a core course on economic growth and poverty reduction: theory, evidence, and implications for Central Asia in Istanbul, Turkey, from January 25 to February 5, 1999. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 49446 APR 01, 1999

Araujo, Jorge Disclosed

Core course : economic growth and poverty reduction theory, evidence, and implications for South Asia (English)

The Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Division of World Bank Institute (WBIEP) conducted a core course on economic growth and poverty reduction: theory, evidence, and implications for South Asia in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from October 19-23, 1998. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 49440 JAN 01, 1999

Araujo, Jorge Disclosed

Core course : new issues in economic growth (English)

The Macroeconomic Management and Policy Division of Economic Development Institute (EDIMP) conducted a core course on new issues in economic growth in Washington, D.C. from June 8-12, 1998. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 49421 AUG 01, 1998

Araujo, Jorge Disclosed

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Import substitution with labor misallocation (English)
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AUG 07, 2018 WPS8542 Policy Research Working Paper
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication Portuguese
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication English
Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123738 Working Paper
Productivity growth in Latin American and the Caribbean : exploring the macro-micro linkages (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120956 Working Paper
Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 09, 2016 1101101 Publication
Understanding the income and efficiency gap in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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APR 08, 2016 104285 Publication
Understanding Latin America and the Caribbean’s income gap (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 97885 Working Paper
Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 91015 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Brazil - Acre: Strengthening Public Policies DPL : P147913 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 ISR14238 Implementation Status and Results Report
Growth Volatility in Paraguay : Sources, effects, and options (English)
See More +
JUN 05, 2014 78318 Education Sector Review
Another attempt to reform Brazil's intergovernmental financing arrangements : preliminary results and future prospects (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88640 Brief
Brazil - Acre: Strengthening Public Policies DPL : P147913 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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MAR 24, 2014 ISR13482 Implementation Status and Results Report
Growth Volatility in Paraguay : Sources, effects, and options (Vol. 2) : Supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)
See More +
DEC 20, 2013 78318 Education Sector Review
A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 78194 Public Expenditure Review
A public expenditure review for Paraguay : the quest for optimal tax and expenditure policies for shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 78194 Public Expenditure Review
Core course : economic growth (English)
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MAY 01, 1999 49445 WBI Working Paper
Core course : economic growth and poverty reduction theory, evidence, and implications for Central Asia (English)
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APR 01, 1999 49446 WBI Working Paper
Core course : economic growth and poverty reduction theory, evidence, and implications for South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 1999 49440 WBI Working Paper
Core course : new issues in economic growth (English)
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AUG 01, 1998 49421 WBI Working Paper