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    • Are Taxes Credits Effective in Developing Countries? The Recent Uruguayan Experience 

      Rius, Andrés; Carrasco, Paula; Carbajal, Fedora; Cazulo, Paola; Llambí, Cecilia (CAF; Caracas, 2017-05-17)
      Investment promotion through tax incentives has been a key component of the growth strategies pursued in Uruguay by the last three administrations. A new regime was established, regulated by the Executive Decree 455, which ...
    • The Effect of Schooling on Skills and Knowledge in Latin America. Evidence from PISA 

      Marchionni, Mariana; Vazquez, Emmanuel (CAF, 2015-09-30)
      In this paper we estimate the causal effect of an extra year of schooling on mathematics skills and knowledge for the eight Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay) ...
    • Peer Effects in the Development of Capabilities in Adolescence 

      Balsa, Ana; Gandelman, Néstor; Roldán, Flavia (CAF; Caracas, 2015-09-29)
      We estimate peer effects in cognitive, non-cognitive and health-related outcomes in a sample of Uruguayan high-school students. Our identification strategy is based on two features of the data: (i) parents are not able to ...
    • The Economic Preferences of Cooperative Managers 

      Alves, Guillermo; Blanchard, Pablo; Burdin, Gabriel; Chávez, Mariana; Dean, Andrés (CAF; Caracas, 2019-05-02)
      A growing body of research has been investigating the role of management practices and managerial behaviour in conventional private firms and public sector organizations. However, little is known about managers’ behavioural ...
    • Who benefits when inertia is reduced? Competition, quality and returns to skill in health care markets 

      Fleitas, Sebastián (CAF; Caracas, 2018)
      Increased competition may lead to incentives for firms to increase quality by incorporating higher quality inputs. This is particularly relevant in health care markets, since the supply of high quality physicians is ...