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Journal Article
Daniel Lederman - Cuadernos de Economía, Latin American Journal of Economics , 2005

Part of Journal Special Issue Symposium on Spatial Inequality in Latin America

– Argentina in the Twentieth Century
Andrés Solimano - Palgrave Macmillan, 2005 - Basingstoke, UK
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– Argentina in the Twentieth Century
Andrés Solimano - UNU-WIDER, 2003 - Helsinki, Finland

At the turn of the twentieth century, a large number of Europeans, mostly from Italy and Spain, left their homelands and headed to the distant shores of Argentina in response to the good economic opportunities, fertile land and hopes for a better future that were to be found there. At the time,...

Book Chapter
– Crossing the Border
David Lubin - , 2003
Book Chapter
– Latin American Exchange Rate Policies During the Asian Crisis
Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, Guillermo Larraín - , 2003
Book Chapter
– The Experience of Latin America since the Tequila Crisis
Barbara Stallings, Rogerio Studart - , 2003
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– Pros and Cons of an Inward-Orientated Development Strategy
Daniel Chudnovsky, Andrés López - UNU-WIDER, 2002 - Helsinki, Finland

The software and information services (SIS) sector is at the heart of the New Economy and has been rapidly growing through the whole world during the last decades. This is also the case in Argentina where in the middle of a deep recession, the turnover of the sector augmented by 40 per cent and...

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– Crossing the Border
David Lubin - UNU-WIDER, 2002 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper has two aims. The first is to provide some explanation for the extraordinary collapse in cross-border bank lending to developing countries which has taken place since 1997. The second is to argue that it might be too simplistic to characterize banks’ behaviour in the past few years...

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– The Experience of Latin America since the Tequila Crisis
Barbara Stallings, Rogerio Studart - UNU-WIDER, 2002 - Helsinki, Finland

The paper deals with changes in the regulation and supervision of the Latin American financial sector in the aftermath of the ‘Tequila Crisis’ of 1994–95. While it finds that both have improved, regulation and supervision cannot resolve all problems; good macroeconomic policy and...

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– Latin American Exchange Rate Policies During the Asian Crisis
Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, Guillermo Larraín - UNU-WIDER, 2002 - Helsinki, Finland

During the Asian crisis, intermediate exchange rate regimes vanished. It has been argued that those regimes were no longer useful and only the extremes remained valid. The paper analyses three foreign exchange regimes: Argentina (pegged), Chile (band) and Mexico (float). The Argentinean currency...

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Jose A. Delfino, Ariel A. Casarin - UNU-WIDER, 2001 - Helsinki, Finland

The privatization of the national public utilities that took place almost a decade ago in Argentina seem to be explained by the persisting deficits of the enterprises, a general dissatisfaction with their performance and the difficulties government faced in their control. During the period of...

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Daniel A. Benitez, Omar O. Chisari, Antonio Estache - UNU-WIDER, 2001 - Helsinki, Finland

Relying on a general equilibrium model of Argentina’s economy calibrated for 1993 and internalizing all productivity and scale gains achieved up to 1999, this paper isolates the distributional effects of utilities reform from the impact of other reforms taking place in the...

Book Chapter
– Is There any Connection?
Felix Abdala, Rosa N. Geldstein, Soma M. Mychaszula - , 2000
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