Economia

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 2, 2016

Access to Credit and the Size of the Formal Sector
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)This paper analyzes the link between credit conditions, the level of formalization, and the firm size distribution. Formalization in Brazil has risen by 21.69 percent since 2001 (from 45.5 to 55.37 percent).1...
A Comparison of Saving Rates: Microdata Evidence from Seventeen Latin American and Caribbean Countries
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)According to the World Development Indicators (WDI), gross national savings in Latin America as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) was 20 percent in 2012. This figure is well below East Asia and Pacific...
Challenges to Promoting Social Inclusion of the Extreme Poor: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment in Colombia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)Households that live in extreme poverty often face a multitude of interacting constraints that prevent them from improving their lives.1 The causes of poverty traps have been much debated, and yet it is not always...
Reciprocity and Willingness to Pay Taxes: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Latin America
Why do people pay taxes? One obvious answer is that there are enforcement mechanisms (such as fines, penalties, and even imprisonment) that coerce them to do so. This deterrence approach to tax compliance is formally analyzed by Allingham and Sandmo,...
The Costs of Sovereign Default: Theory and Empirical Evidence
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)How costly will a sovereign default be for the defaulting country? How can these costs be limited? These are crucial questions for policymakers facing a debt crisis. Being able to estimate these costs is necessary...
The Relationship between National Saving and Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)Countries invest in physical capital in order to grow. The process of capital formation, in turn, requires financing. This financing can come from national sources, via national saving, or from external sources,...
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