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Development Economics

Lederman, D., & Maloney, W. F. (2008). In search of the Missing Resource Curse. Economia, 9(1).

Cordella, T., & Dell' Ariccia, G. (2007). Budget Support Versus Project Aid: A Theoretical Appraisal. The Economic Journal, 117(523): pp. 1260–1279.

Cordella, T., & Ulku, H. (2007). Grant vs. Loans. IMF Staff Papes, 54(1): pp 139-162 .

Fajnzylbera, P., Maloney, W. F., & Montes-Rojas, G. V. (2009). Releasing Constraints to Growth or Pushing on a String? Policies and Performance of Mexican Micro-Firms. Journal of Development Studies, 45(7): pp. 1027-1047.

Education and Technology

 Lamo, A., & Messina, J. (2010). Educational Mismatch and Wages After Transition: Assessing the Impact of Unobserved Heterogeneity using Matching Estimators. Economics of Education Review, 29(6): pp. 1086-109.

Finance and Macroeconomics

Didier, T. and Schmukler, S. Financial Development in Latin America: Stylized Facts and the Road Ahead. In A. de la Torre, and S. Schmukler,  Financial Development in LAC: The Road Ahead (Forthcoming)

Didier, T. and Schmukler, S. Financial Globalization: Some Basic Indicators for Latin America and the Caribbean. In A. de la Torre, A. Ize and S. Schmukler,  Financial Development in LAC: The Road Ahead (Forthcoming)

Didier, T., Hevia, C., & Schmukler, S. (2011). Emerging Country Responses to the Global Crisis. In R. Kolb, Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nation. Wiley.

Didier, T., Love, I., Martinez M. S. (2011) What Explains Comovement in Stock Market Returns During the 2007–2008 Crisis? International Journal of Finance  and Economics

Cordella, T., Ricci, L. A., & Ruiz-Arranz, M. (2010). Debt Overhang or Debt Irrelevance? Revisiting the Debt-Growth Link. IMF Staff Paper, 57(1): pp. 1-24.

de la Torre, A. & Ize, A. (2010). Regulatory Reform: Integrating Paradigms. International Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(1), pages 109-139, 03

de la Torre, A. & Martinez Peria, M. S. & Schmukler, S., (2010). Bank involvement with SMEs: Beyond relationship lending. Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(9), pages 2280-2293

Castellanos, S., Cordella, T., Medina, R., Mendoza, A., Negrín, J. L., Rochet, J. C., et al. (2008). The Role of Interchange Fees in Mexico’s Retail Payment System: from Theory to Practice. In Balancing Cooperation and Competition in Retail Payment System

de la Torre, A.,  Gozzi, J.C., & Schmukler, S. (2008). Capital Market Development: Whither Latin America? in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets, NBER Chapters,  pages 121-154 National Bureau of Economic Research

Didier, T., Mauro, P., Schmukler, S. (2008) Vanishing Contagion? Journal of Policy Modeling, 30(5), pp. 775-791

de la Torre, A.,  Gozzi, J. C. & Schmukler, S. (2007) Stock market development under Globalization: Whither the Gains from Reforms? Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 1731-1754

de la Torre, A. & Schmukler, S. (2004) Coping with Risks through Mismatches: Domestic and International Financial Contracts for Emerging Economies, International Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 7(3), pages 349-390

Didier, T., & Garcia, M. (2003) Taxa de Juros, Risco Cambial, e Risco Brasil. Politica e Planejamento Economico 33(2), pp. 253-97

Didier, T., & Garcia, M. (2003) Very High Interest Rates and the Cousin Risks: Brazil during the Real Plan. In J. Gonzales, Corbo, V.,  A. Krueger & Tornell, A., Latin American Economic Reforms: The Second Stage. The University of Chicago Press

de la Torre, A., Levy, E. & Schmukler, S. (2002) Financial Globalization: Unequal Blessings. International Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 5(3), pages 335-57


Labor, Migration and Social Protection

Dhillon, A., & Rigolini, J. (2011). Development and the Interaction of Enforcement Institutions. Journal of Public Economics, 95(1-2):, pp.79-87.

Lamo, A., Messina, J., & Wasmer, E. (2011). Are specific skills an obstacle to labor market adjustment? Labour Economics, 18 (2): pp 240-256.

Loayza, N., & Rigolini, J. (2011). Informality Trends and Cycles. World Development.

Babecký, J., Du Caju, P., Kosma, T., Lawless, M., Messina, J., & Rõõm, T. (2010). Downward Nominal and Real Wage Rigidity: Survey Evidence from European Firms. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 112(4): pp. 884-91.

Bosch, M., & Maloney, W. F. (2010). Comparative analysis of labor market dynamics using Markov processes: An application to informality. Labour Economics, 17(4): pp. 621-631

Cingano, F., Leonardi, M., Messina, J., & Pica, G. (2010). The Effect of Employment Protection Legislation and Financial Market Imperfections on Investment: Evidence from a Firm-Level Panel of EU Countries. Economic Policy, 25(61): pp. 117-163.

Fajnzylber, P., Maloney, W. F., & Montes-Rojas, G. V. (2011). Does formality improve micro-firm performance? Evidence from the Brazilian SIMPLES program. Journal of Development Economics, 94(2): pp. 262-276.

Fiess, N., Fugazza, M., & Maloney, W. F. (2010). Informal self-employment and macroeconomic fluctuations. Journal of Development Economics, 91(2): pp. 211-226.

Messina, J., Du Caju, P., Duarte, C. F., Izquierdo, M., & Hansen, N. L. (2010). The Incidence of Nominal and Real Wage Rigidity: an Individual- Based Sectoral Approach. Journal of the European Economic Association, 8(2-3): pp. 487-496.

Breceda, K., Rigolini, J., & Saavedra, J. (2009). Latin America and the Social Contract: Patterns of Redistribution Through Social Spending and Taxation. Population and Development Review, 35(4):, pp.721-748.

Messina, J., Strozzi, C., & Turunen, J. (2009). Real Wages over the Business Cycle: OECD Evidence from the Time and Frequency Domains. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 33(6): pp. 1183-1200.

Maloney, W. F. (2009). Mexican Labor Markets: Protection, Productivity, and Power. In S. Levy, & M. Walton, No Growth Without Equity? Inequality, Interests, and Competition in Mexico (pp. 245-282). The World Bank.

Maloney, W., Cunningham, W., & Aroca, P. (2008). Self Employment in LDCs. In H. Esfahani, G. Facchini, & G. Hewings, Economic Policy and Performance in Latin America. Palgrave/Macmillan

Masatliogl, Y., & Rigolini, J. (2008). Informality Traps. The B.E. Journal of Economic Anaysis and Policy, 8(1).

Dickens, W., Goette, L., Groshen, E. L., Holden, S., Messina, J., Schweitzer, M., Turunen, J., & Ward, M.. (2007). How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 21(2): pp. 195-214.

Lugo M. A. (2007) Employment: A Proposal for Internationally Comparable Indicators. Oxford Development Studies 35(4) pp 361-378

Messina, J., & Vallanti, G. (2007). Job Flow Dynamics and Firing Restrictions: the European Evidence. The Economic Journal, 117(521): pp. 279-301.


Poverty and Inequality

Aran, M., Ferreira, F., & Gignoux, J.  Measuring Inequality of Opportunity with Imperfect Data: The case of Turkey. Journal of Economic Inequality. (Forthcoming)

Decancq, K. & Lugo, M. A. Inequality of Well-Being: a Multidimensional Approach. Economica (Forthcoming)

Decancq, K. & Lugo, M. A. Weights in Multidimensional Indices of Well-Being: an Overview. Econometric Reviews (Forthcoming)

Ferreira, F., & Gignoux, J.. The Measurement of Inequality of Opportunity: Theory and an application to Latin America. Review of Income and Wealth. (Forthcoming)

Ferreira, F., Leite, P., & Ravallion, M. (2010). Poverty Reduction without Economic Growth? Explaining Brazil’s poverty dynamics, 1985-2004. Journal of Development Economics, 93(1): pp. 20-36.

Ferreira, F., & Schady, N. (2009). Aggregate Economic Shocks, Child Schooling and Child Health. World Bank Research Observer, 24(2): pp. 147-181.

Araujo, M. C., Ferreira, F., Lanjouw, P., & Özler, B. (2008). Local inequality and project choice: Theory and evidence from Ecuador. Journal of Public Economics, 92(5-6): pp.1022-1046.

Bourguignon, F., Ferreira, F., & Leite, P. (2008). Beyond Oaxaca-Blinder: Accounting for Differences in Household Income Distributions. Journal of Economic Inequality, 6(2): pp.117-148.

Ferreira, F., Leite, P., & Litchfield, J. (2008). The Rise and Fall of Brazilian Inequality: 1981-2004. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 12(S2): pp.199-230.

Bourguignon, F., Ferreira, F., & Marta, M. (2007). Inequality of Opportunity in Brazil. Review of Income and Wealth, 53(4): pp.585-618, 2007.

Bourguignon, F., Ferreira, F., & Walton, M. (2007). Equity, Efficiency and Inequality Traps: A Research Agenda. Journal of Economic Inequality, 5(2):, pp.235-256.

Campante, F., & Ferreira, F. (2007). Inefficient Lobbying, Populism and Oligarchy. Journal of Public Economics, 91(5-6): pp.993-1021.

Lugo M. A. (2007) Comparing Multidimensional Indices of Inequality: methods and application, in John Bishop, Yoram Amiel (ed.). Inequality and Poverty (Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 213-236


Trade and Regional Integration

Krebs, T., Krishna, P., & Maloney, W. F. (2010). Trade Policy, Income Risk, and Welfare. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 92(3): pp. 467-481

Gawande, K., Maloney, W., & Montes-Rojas, G. (2009). Foreign informational lobbying can enhance tourism: Evidence from the Caribbean. Journal of Development Economics, 90(2): pp. 267-275.



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