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Ukraine Growth Study Final Document : Faster, Lasting and Kinder (English)

Like the East Germany's Trabant, the Ukrainian-made Zaporozhets was meant to be the people’s car, and as such it was the most affordable vehicle of the Soviet Union.In Western Ukraine, manufacturers from Japan and Germany stepped up production of auto parts and components, turning the region into an integral part of Europe’s vehicle industry. ... See More +

Report 135763 MAR 29, 2019

Favaro,Edgardo M.; Larson,Donald F.; Hrebeniuk,Yevhen; Khan,Faruk; Ek,Colin Christopher; Ponomarenko,Hanna; Cuaresma,Jesus Crespo; Schmidt,Gabriela; Golovach,Anastasia; Smits,Karlis; Oberhofer,Harald; Nivievskyi,Oleg; Osmochescu,Eugeniu; Schroeder,Kateryna Goychuk Disclosed

Ten messages about youth employment in South East Europe (English)

Today, nearly half of youth in the six South East European countries (SEE6) are not in the labor market, and one quarter is inactive—not in employment, education, or training. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 110291 NOV 01, 2016

Andronova Vincelette,Gallina; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Cuaresma,Jesus Crespo Disclosed

EU11 regular economic report (English)

The economic report comprises two parts: a macroeconomic report and a special topic on the issue of economic policy interest. According to the first part, in 2012 the EU11 economies have outperformed the rest of the European Union (EU). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 74822 JAN 01, 2013

Korczyc, Ewa; Laco, Matia; Vincelette, Gallina A.; Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Loichinger, Elke Disclosed

Drivers of convergence in eleven eastern European countries (English)

This paper investigates the drivers of growth and prosperity in a group of eleven European countries -- Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, and Slovakia (the EU11). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6185 AUG 01, 2012

Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Oberhofer, Harald; Smits, Karlis; Vincelette, Gallina A Disclosed

Firm growth and productivity in Belarus : new empirical evidence from the machine building industry (English)

Using a unique dataset comprising information for more than 900 firms in the machine building sector in Belarus, this paper investigates the determinants of firm growth for an economy where state ownership of enterprises is widespread. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6005 MAR 01, 2012

Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Oberhofer, Harald; Vincelette, Gallina A. Disclosed

Unpleasant surprises : sovereign default determinants and prospects (English)

This paper uses model averaging techniques to identify robust predictors of sovereign default episodes on a pooled database for 46 emerging economies over the period 1980-2004. ... See More +

WPS5401 AUG 01, 2010

Bandiera,Luca; Cuaresma,Jesus Crespo; Andronova Vincelette,Gallina Disclosed

Natural disasters and human capital accumulation (English)

The empirical literature on the relationship between natural disaster risk and investment in education is inconclusive. Model averaging methods in a framework of cross country and panel regressions show an extremely robust negative partial correlation between secondary school enrollment and natural disaster risk. ... See More +

Journal Article 77642 JUN 01, 2010

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 24 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Corporate governance at the World Bank and the dilemma of global governance, by Ashwin Kaja and Eric Werker. ... See More +

Publication 73275 JUN 01, 2010

Braun, Matias; Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Cull, Robert; Hertel, Thomas W.; Jesse, Cornelia; Kaja, Ashwin; Lassibille, Gerard; Leister, Amanda M.; Martin, Will; Nguyen, Trang Van; Raddatz, Claudio; Scott, Kinnon; Tan, Jee-Peng; Werker, Eric Disclosed

Natural disasters and human capital accumulation (English)

The author assesses empirically the relationship between natural disaster risk and investment in education. Although the results in the empirical literature tend to be inconclusive, using model averaging methods in the framework of cross-country and panel regressions, this paper finds an extremely robust negative partial correlation between secondary school enrollment and natural disaster risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4862 MAR 01, 2009

Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo Disclosed

Human capital and economic growth (English)

The positive relationship between years of education and income at the individual level is a well established empirical relationship. Decades of estimation of mincerian wage regressions have lead to a plethora of estimates of the elasticity of wages to additional years of educational attainment. ... See More +

Brief 46269 JAN 01, 2008

Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo Disclosed

Growth and income convergence (English)

The Solow model of economic growth (Solow, 1956, Swan, 1956) concludes that poorer countries will tend to grow faster than richer ones-provided that countries share the same production function, savings rate and population growth, and labor-augmenting technology grows at the same rate in all countries. ... See More +

Brief 46268 JAN 01, 2008

Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Disclosed

Trade and economic growth (English)

The degree of openness of a country tends to be found to be a robust determinant of growth in GDP per capita in cross-country and panel growth regressions. ... See More +

Brief 46270 JAN 01, 2008

Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Disclosed