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Timing and Duration of IT Regimes

Presentation titled "Timing and Duration of IT Regimes", delivered during the Seminar of the EEP Journal (Essays on Economic Policy), organized by Banco de la República at the Events Center of Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango in Bogotá, Colombia.

Too Late But Profitable:Railroads in Colombia, 1920-1950

Infrastructure, Society, Economics and Culture: Lessons from the History of Large Technological Systems, Universidad de los Andes, December 5, 2017

Trade liberalization and regional manufacturing productivity growth: some lessons from Mexico's northern border after 20 years

Presentación realizada durante el seminario de la revista Ensayos sobre Política Económica (ESPE) "Crecimiento desbalanceado, transformaciones estructurales y difusión tecnológica" del Banco de la República en el Auditorio del...

Transmission Mechanisms and Inflation Targeting: The Case of Colombia's Disinflation

Transmission mechanisms and inflation targeting: the case of Colombia’s desinflation

Truthfulness of Central Bank Announcements

Unemployment Rate and the Real Wage Behavior: A Neoclassical Hint for the Colombian Labor Market Adjustment

Unemployment rate and the real wage behavior: a neoclassical hint for the Colombian labor market adjustment Unemployment rate and the real wage behavior:
a neoclassical hint for Colombian labor market adjustment

Valuing Morbidity: Acute Respiratory Illnesses in Bogotá, Colombia

Wage Adjustment Practices and the Link between Price and Wages: Survey Evidence from Colombian Firms

The aim of this paper is to explore firms wage adjustment practices in the Colombian formal labor market; specifically, the timing and frequency of wage increases, as well as the link between wage and price changes. To this end, we use an ad hoc survey of 1,305 small, medium and large firms...

WAGE INDEXATION, INFLATION INERTIA AND THE COST OF DISINFLATION. PAGS 67-85

Wage Indexation, Inflation Inertia, and the Cost of Disinflation

A Statement of the Colombian Constitutional Court has mandated wage indexation on the basis of past inflation. A simple model with a wage price system, a real block, and an inflation targeting interest rule is calibrated to resemble price setting in the Colombian economy and to analyze the...

What Drives Business Cycles and International Trade in Emerging Market Economies?

This paper investigates the role of domestic and external factors in explaining business cycle and international trade developments in fifteen emerging market economies. Results from sign-restricted VARs show that developments in real output, inflation and international trade variables are...

What is the fiscal stress in Euro Area? Evidence from a joint monetary-fiscal structural model

Presentation titled "What is the fiscal stress in Euro Area? Evidence from a joint monetary-fiscal structural model", delivered during the Seminar of the EEP Journal (Challenges of Fiscal Policy in the face of the Recent Macroeconomic Uncertainty), organized by Banco de la República at the...

Why Justice is Unresponsive to Crime: The Case of Cocaine in Colombia

Why justice is unresponsive to crime: Why justice is un responsive to crime: The case of cocine in Colombia


XIV Seminar of the ESPE Journal Special Edition “Challenges of Fiscal Policy in the face of the Recent Macroeconomic Uncertainty”

 

On the occasion of its fourteenth special edition, Banco de la República´s Ensayos sobre Política Económica (ESPE) journal invites you to the seminar on Challenges of Fiscal Policy in the face of the Recent Macroeconomic Uncertainty. It will take place on the 20th of...

¿How Can Macro-Prudential Policies or Frameworks for Financial Stability Be Designed to Preserve the Credibility of Monetary Policy to Keep Inflation Low? Reflections from a commodity exporting, small open economy

High Level Conference on “Macroprudential Policies to Achieve Financial Stability,” organized by the Banco Central del Uruguay and the IMF.

“Tropical” Real Business Cycles? A Bayesian Exploration

Can frictionless small open economy models driven solely by technology shocks account for business cycles in developing countries? We do not find evidence of it. We build a DSGE model that jointly includes a variety of real perturbations in addition to technology shocks, such as procyclical...

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