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Brazil's Capital Market : Current Status and Issues for Further Development
Author/Editor: Joonkyu Park.
Release Date: September, 2012Price: $18.00
Capital market development in Brazil is a key policy issue going forward to foster savings, investment and absorptive capacity in a context of prospects for sizable capital flows in the medium term. more...
Intra-Regional Spillovers in South America: Is Brazil Systemic after All?
Author/Editor: Gustavo Adler, Sebastian Sosa.
Release Date: June, 2012Price: $18.00
Shocks stemming from Brazil - the large neighbor in South America - have historically been a source of concern for policy-makers in other countries of the region. This paper studies the importance of more...
Peru: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies, 1930 - 1980
Author/Editor: Gonzalo C. Pastor.
Release Date: June, 2012Price: $18.00
This paper reviews monetary and exchange rate policies in Peru in 1930-80. The review covers major transformations to the world economy, including the post-1929 crash and WWII, and changing economic more...
Do Dynamic Provisions Enhance Bank Solvency and Reduce Credit Procyclicality? A Study of the Chilean Banking System
Author/Editor: Jorge A. Chan-Lau.
Release Date: May, 2012Price: $18.00
Dynamic provisions could help to enhance the solvency of individual banks and reduce procyclicality. Accomplishing these objectives depends on country-specific features of the banking system, more...
BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs
Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase, Yongzheng Yang.
Release Date: March, 2012Price: $18.00
Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding more...
Market Discipline and Conflicts of Interest Between Banks and Pension Funds
Author/Editor: Adolfo Barajas, Mario Catalan.
Release Date: December, 2011Price: $18.00
We study the behavior of private pension funds as large depositors in a banking system. Using panel data analysis, we examine whether, and if so how, pension funds influence market discipline in more...
Determinants of Development Financing Flows From Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries
Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase.
Release Date: November, 2011Price: $18.00
BRICs development financing flows have increased significantly and are expected to become more prominent in the post-crisis era. We investigate the potential implications on the country-allocation of more...
Investment by Large Firms in Argentina
Author/Editor: Alvaro Piris.
Release Date: January, 2010Price: $18.00
Strong growth in investment made a key contribution to the economic recovery in Argentina earlier this decade. The paper uses firm-level data to assess changes in financing constraints and the more...
Paraguay : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration
Release Date: June, 2008Price: $18.00
Improvements in macroeconomic conditions are encouraging, and the current macroeconomic framework for 2006 and 2007 remains valid in Paraguay. The strong fiscal performance has applied also to the more...
Chile : Selected Issues
Release Date: September, 2007Price: $15.00
This Selected Issues paper analyzes the properties of the fiscal surplus rule, a key pillar of Chile’s macroeconomic framework. The findings suggest that the rule is near the more...
Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance—Trying to Explain the Puzzle
Author/Editor: Ricardo Adrogué, Martin D Cerisola, R G Gelos.
Release Date: December, 2006Price: $18.00
This paper assesses Brazil's growth performance from a long-term perspective, using crosscountry and panel estimation techniques, building on the vast empirical literature on growth. The empirical more...
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