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The Life-cycle Growth of Plants in Colombia: Fundamentals vs. Distortions
We take advantage of rich microdata on Colombian manufacturing establishments to decompose growth over an establishment’s life cycle into that attributable to fundamental sources of idiosyncratic growth ̶ physical productivity, ...
Young businesses, entrepreneurship, and the dynamics of employment and ouput in Colombia´s manufacturing industry
In this paper, we study the characteristics and growth dynamics of young businesses, and the contribution of these businesses to aggregate growth, in a developing economy: Colombia. Our study covers the 17 years between ...
Corruption, Custom Reform and Firm Growth: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Colombia
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 ...
Microdatos para el estudio de la productividad en América Latina
La creciente disponibilidad de microdatos empresariales ha permitido a los investigadores indagar sobre el papel que la heterogeneidad entre las empresas o establecimientos productivos juega para explicar la productividad ...