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Export promotion and firm entry into and survival in export markets (English)

Surveys of export promotion agencies suggest that that they tend to focus on helping firms become exporters as a means to stimulate aggregate export growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7400 AUG 19, 2015

Lederman,Daniel; Olarreaga,Marcelo; Zavala,Lucas Disclosed

Water nationalization and service quality (English)

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6318 JAN 01, 2013

Borraz, Fernando; Gonzalez Pampillon, Nicolas; Olarreaga, Marcelo Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 27 (3); (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: water nationalization and service quality;mass media and public policy: global evidence from agricultural policies; liability structure in small-scale finance: evidence from a natural experiment; symposium on financial structure and development; financial structure and economic development: a reassessment; the evolving importance of banks and securities markets; notes on financial system development and political intervention; financial development: structure and dynamics; job growth and finance: are some financial institutions better suited to the early stages of development than others? ... See More +

Publication 113047 JAN 01, 2013

Borraz,Fernando; González Pampillón, Nicolás; Olarreaga,Marcelo; Olper,Alessandro; Swinnen,Johan F. M.; Carpena,Fenella; Cole,Shawn A.; Shapiro,Jeremy; Zia,Bilal Husnain; Cull,Robert J.; Demirgüc¸Asli; Yifu Lin,Justin; Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Song,Fenghua; Thakor,Anjan; De La Torre Anglada,Jordi; Feyen,Erik H.B.; Ize,Alain; Xu,L. Colin Disclosed

Water nationalization and service quality (English)

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay’s privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. ... See More +

Journal Article 112393 JAN 01, 2013

Borraz,Fernando; Pampillon,Nicolas Gonzalez; Olarreaga,Marcelo Disclosed

There goes gravity : how eBay reduces trade costs (English)

This paper compares the impact of distance, a standard proxy for trade costs, on eBay and offline international trade flows. It considers the same set of 62 countries and the same basket of goods for both types of transactions, and finds the effect of distance to be on average 65 percent smaller on the eBay online platform than offline. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6253 OCT 01, 2012

Lendle, Andreas; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Schropp, Simon; Vezina, Pierre-Louis Disclosed

Regional integration and natural resources : who benefits ? evidence from MENA (English)

This paper builds on theoretical predictions that show that gains from regional integration are unevenly distributed between resource rich and poor countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5970 FEB 01, 2012

Carrere, Celine; Gourdon, Julien; Olarreaga, Marcelo Disclosed

Substitutability and protectionism : Latin America's trade policy and imports from China and India (English)

This article examines the trade policy response of Latin American governments to the rapid growth of Chinese and Indian exports in world markets. ... See More +

Journal Article 77649 OCT 01, 2010

Facchini, Giovanni; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Silva, Peri; Willmann, Gerald Disclosed

Export promotion agencies revisited (English)

The number of national export promotion agencies has tripled over the past two decades. Although more countries made them part of their export strategy, studies criticized their efficacy in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5125 NOV 01, 2009

Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Payton, Lucy Disclosed

Smoke in the water : the use of tariff policy flexibility in crises (English)

As the economic crisis deepens and widens, fears of a return to the protectionist spiral of the 1930s become more common. However, an important difference between the 1930s and today is the existence of the World Trade Organization and the legal limits it imposes on the protectionist responses members can pursue. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5050 SEP 01, 2009

Foletti, Liliana; Fugazza, Marco; Nicita, Alessandro; Olarreaga, Marcelo Disclosed

Do trade agreeements reduce the volatility of agricultural distortions? (English)

The objective of this paper is to evaluate the extent to which trade agreements affect agricultural trade policy volatility. Using a new panel database compiled as part of the World Bank's agricultural distortions research project, the author estimate the effect of regionalism on the volatility of price distortions measured by the absolute value of their first differences, averaged, for each country and year, over all agricultural goods. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55961 MAY 01, 2009

Cadot, Olivier; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Tschopp, Jeanne Disclosed

China's and India's challenge to Latin America : opportunity or threat? (English)

China's and India's fast economic growth since 1990 is paralleled only by their growing presence in policy discussions throughout the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Publication 47239 OCT 31, 2008

Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Perry, Guillermo E. Disclosed

Foreign direct investment in Latin America during the emergence of China and India : stylized facts (English)

In spite of the growing concerns about foreign direct investment being diverted from Latin America to China and India, the best available data show that Latin America has performed relatively well since 1997. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4360 SEP 01, 2007

Cravino, Javier; Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo Disclosed

Substitution between foreign capital in China, India, the Rest of the world, and Latin America : much ado about nothing ? : Substitution between foreign capital in China, India, the rest of the world, and Latin America : much ado about nothing ? (English)

This paper explores the impact of the emergence of China and India on foreign capital stocks in other economies. Using bilateral data from 1990-2003 and drawing from the knowledge-capital model of the multinational enterprises to control for fundamental determinants of foreign capital stocks across countries, the evidence suggests that the impact of foreign capital in China and India on other countries' foreign capital stocks has been positive. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4361 SEP 01, 2007

Cravino, Javier; Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo Disclosed

The growth of China and India in world trade : opportunity or threat for Latin America and the Caribbean? (English)

This paper studies the relationship between the growth of China and India in world merchandise trade and Latin American and Caribbean commercial flows from two perspectives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4320 AUG 01, 2007

Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Soloaga, Isidro Disclosed

Specialization and adjustment during the growth of China and India : the Latin American experience (English)

This paper examines the extent to which the growth of China and India in world markets is affecting the patterns of trade specialization in Latin American economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4318 AUG 01, 2007

Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Rubiano, Eliana Disclosed

Substitutability and protectionism : Latin America's trade policy and imports from China and India (English)

The authors examine the trade policy response of Latin American governments to the rapid growth of China and India in world markets. To explain higher protection in sectors where a large share is imported from these countries, they extend the "protection for sale" model to allow for different degrees of substitutability between domestically produced and imported varieties. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4188 APR 01, 2007

Facchini, Giovanni; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Silva, Peri; Willmann, Gerald Disclosed

The impact of trade with China and India on Argentina's manufacturing employment (English)

For many in Latin America, the increasing participation of China and India in international markets is seen as a looming shadow of two "mighty giants" on the region's manufacturing sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4153 MAR 01, 2007

Castro, Lucio; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Saslavsky, Daniel Disclosed

Trade, production, and protection database, 1976-2004 (English)

The database described in this article provides researchers with a broad set of data on trade, production, and protection for 28 manufacturing sectors at the three-digit level of the international standard industrial classification. ... See More +

Journal Article 77538 JAN 01, 2007

Nicita, Alessandro; Olarreaga, Marcelo Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 21 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: growth and risk: methodology and micro evidence; by Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning, and Bill Kinsey. Dollars, debt, and international financial institutions: dedollarizing multilateral lending; by Eduardo Levy Yeyati. ... See More +

Publication 45346 JAN 01, 2007

Elbers, Chris; Willem Gunning, Jan; Kinsey, Bill; Levy Yeyat, Eduardo; Fiess, Norbert; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Jack, William; O'Donnell, Owen;; Doorslaer, Eddy van; Rannan-Eliya, Ravi P.; Somanathan, Aparnaa; Raj Adhikari, Shiva; Harbianto Den; Garg Charu C; Hanuorauongchai, Piya; N. Hug, Mohammed;; Karan Anup; M. Leung, Gabriel; Wan Ng, Chiu; Raj Pande, Badri; Tin, Keith; Tisayaticom, Kanjana; Trisnantoro, Laksono; Zhang, Yuhui; Zhao, Yuxin;; Pradhan, Menno; Saadah, Fadia; Sparrow, Robert; Pfaffenzeller, Stephan; Newbold, Paul; Rayner, Anthony; Nicita, Alessandro; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Disclosed

Export promotion agencies : what works and what doesn't (English)

The number of national export promotion agencies (EPAs) has tripled over the past two decades. While more countries have made them part of their national export strategy, studies have criticized their efficiency in developing countries (Hogan, Keesing, and Singer 1991). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4044 NOV 01, 2006

Lederman, Daniel; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Payton, Lucy Disclosed

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Export promotion and firm entry into and survival in export markets (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 WPS7400 Policy Research Working Paper
Water nationalization and service quality (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6318 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 27 (3); (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 113047 Publication
Water nationalization and service quality (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 112393 Journal Article
There goes gravity : how eBay reduces trade costs (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6253 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional integration and natural resources : who benefits ? evidence from MENA (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 WPS5970 Policy Research Working Paper
Substitutability and protectionism : Latin America's trade policy and imports from China and India (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 77649 Journal Article
Export promotion agencies revisited (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 WPS5125 Policy Research Working Paper
Smoke in the water : the use of tariff policy flexibility in crises (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 WPS5050 Policy Research Working Paper
Do trade agreeements reduce the volatility of agricultural distortions? (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 55961 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
China's and India's challenge to Latin America : opportunity or threat? (English)
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OCT 31, 2008 47239 Publication
Foreign direct investment in Latin America during the emergence of China and India : stylized facts (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 WPS4360 Policy Research Working Paper
Substitution between foreign capital in China, India, the Rest of the world, and Latin America : much ado about nothing ? : Substitution between foreign capital in China, India, the rest of the world, and Latin America : much ado about nothing ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 WPS4361 Policy Research Working Paper
The growth of China and India in world trade : opportunity or threat for Latin America and the Caribbean? (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 WPS4320 Policy Research Working Paper
Specialization and adjustment during the growth of China and India : the Latin American experience (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 WPS4318 Policy Research Working Paper
Substitutability and protectionism : Latin America's trade policy and imports from China and India (English)
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APR 01, 2007 WPS4188 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of trade with China and India on Argentina's manufacturing employment (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4153 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade, production, and protection database, 1976-2004 (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 77538 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 21 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 45346 Publication
Export promotion agencies : what works and what doesn't (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 WPS4044 Policy Research Working Paper