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    • Bimodal Transport Infrastructure and Regional Development: Evidence from Argentina, 1960 - 1991 

      Belmar, José; Gentile Passaro, Diego (CAF; Caracas, 2021-04-13)
      We estimate the impact of railroad and road infrastructure on local economic development through the study of massive transport infrastructure changes in Argentina. Following a World Bank study, 10,000 kilometers of railroads ...
    • Corruption, Custom Reform and Firm Growth: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Colombia 

      Laajaj, Rachid; Eslava, Marcela; Kinda, Tidiane (CAF; Buenos Aires, 2017-11-15)
      Customs are often prone to corruption because it concentrates a lot of discretionary power in the hand of custom agents who take decisions with high economic stakes for the firms, providing an opportunity for custom agents ...
    • Integración regional, conectividad física y cadenas globales de valor 

      Allub, Lian; Cont, Walter; Juncosa, Federico (CAF; Caracas, 2021-07-13)
      La crisis sanitaria desatada por la irrupción del COVID-19 ha puesto en riesgo los avances logrados en materia económica y social en América Latina. La baja integración comercial y productiva entre los países de la región ...
    • Intra-bloc tariffs and preferential margins in trade agreements 

      Ornelas, Emanuel; Tovar, Patricia (CAF; Caracas, 2022-07-11)
      We study how countries choose intra-bloc tariffs and preferential margins in Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs). Our model indicates that countries should set systematically lower prefer-ential margins when the bloc takes ...
    • Size, Position and Length in Value Chains in Latin America 

      Lalanne, Álvaro (CAF; Caracas, 2022-03-25)
      In this article, I develop a framework that divides global value chains into regional and extra-regional and studies the participation of Latin American countries in international fragmentation of production along 25 years ...