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Determinants and effects of fiscal stabilization: New evidence from Time-Varying Estimates

Presentation titled "Determinants and effects of fiscal stabilization: New evidence from Time-Varying Estimates", 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 Events...

Determinants of Spread and Creditworthiness for Emerging Market Sovereign Debt: A Panel Data Study

This study uses a panel-data framework to identify the determinants of the spread over US Treasuries of emerging market sovereign issues as well as of the creditworthiness of the issuers, where the latter is represented by the Institutional Investor’s creditworthiness index. We use a sample of...

Do Local Governments Engage in Strategic Property-Tax Competition?

Do Local Governments Engage in Strategic Property-Tax Competition? Do Local Governments Engage in Strategic Property-Tax Competition?   by Jan K. Brueckner Department of Economics and Institute of Government and Public Affairs University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 61820...

Do the Different Types of Capital Flows Respond to the Same Fundamentals and in the Same Degree? Recent evidence for emerging markets

The international crisis by the end of the previous decade brought very important changes in terms of degree, size, and volatility of capital flows to emerging markets. These became a challenge for their economic authorities because the negative effects likely to affect macroeconomic variables...

Does Inflation Targeting decrease Exchange Rate Pass-through in Emerging Countries?.

Dutch Disease and Banana Exports in the Colombian Caribbean, 1910-1950

Dutch disease and banana exports in the Dutch disease and banana exports in the Colombian caribbean, 1910 - 1950

     Resumen In 1994, the seven departaments of the Colombian Caribbean had a population of about 7.2 million, representing 21% of the conuntry's total....

Dynamic Response to Monetary Shocks in a Search Model of the Labor Market*

This paper studies the dynamic response of a few key macroeconomic variables to each one of three exogenous shocks: monetary, government spending and technological shocks. By using a cash in advance model with two market frictions, one in the intermediation of loanable funds, and one in the...

Early Warning Indicators for Latin America

We explore the performance of a set of early warning indicators for a group of Latin American economies under the endogenous cycle perspective. For this group of countries, the paper confirms the results of previous work on industrialized countries, which indicate that a...

Economic Acceleration and Structural Reforms in Colombia

Presentation at the macroeconomic and sector seminar ANIF and Fedesarrollo

Economic covergence of income distribution worldwide from 1986 to 2000

Economic Growth and the Household Optimal Income Tax Evasion

Effects of Financial Capital on Colombian Banking Efficiency

In this paper we discuss cost and profit efficiency for a sample of financial institutions on the Colombian financial market in the period 1989-2003, using stochastic frontier efficiency analysis. During the period, the cost efficient frontier deteriorates, but profit efficient frontier is...

Efficiency and economic growth in Latin America: The case of Colombia

Presentation titled "Efficiency and economic growth in Latin America: The case of Colombia", 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 Events Center of Biblioteca...

Efficiency Gains from the Elimination of Global Restrictions on Labour Mobility: An Analysis Using a Multiregional CGE Model

EFFICIENCY GAINS FROM THE ELIMINATION OF GLOBAL RESTRICTIONS ON LABOUR MOBILITY: AN ANALYSIS USING A MULTIREGIONAL CGE MODEL   EFFICIENCY GAINS FROM THE ELIMINATION OF GLOBAL RESTRICTIONS ON LABOUR MOBILITY: AN ANALYSIS USING A MULTIREGIONAL CGE MODEL   Ana María Iregui
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Efficient policy rule for Inflation Targeting in Colombia

In a small macroeconomic model of the Colombian economy I investigate the problem of selecting a policy rule that is consistent with inflation targeting. I spell out the characteristics of the optimal feedback and output parameters in the rule, as well as for the optimal forecasting horizon for...

El diseño de las instituciones laborales.

Employment and Capital Adjustments after Factor Market Deregulation: Panel Evidence from Colombian Plants

Endogenousemployment and Incomplete Markets

Entrepreneurship and Interest Rate Shocks in a Small Open Economy

Entrepreneurship and Interest Rate Shocks in a Small Open Economy

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