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The biodiesel market and public policy: a comparative analysis of Argentina and Brazil
This article presents a comparative case study of the institutional aspects of policymaking and the impacts that this has had on the development of the biodiesel market in Argentina and Brazil. The study draws upon an analysis of the policymaking process and, based on the available statistical evidence, discusses how this has influenced the market's ...
Exchange rate regimes and macroeconomic performance in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico
This paper deals with the ways in which the exchange rate regimes of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico shaped the macroeconomic performance of those countries over the period 1994-2003. The purpose of the analysis is to draw lessons for Latin American and other countries on whether and how the choice of the exchange rate regime can help sustained growth. ...
El segundo catch-up brasileño. Características y limitaciones
La economía brasileña, tradicionalmente una de las más cerradas de América Latina, fue finalmente abierta al comercio internacional entre 1988 y 1994. El impacto de una exposición muchísimo mayor al comercio internacional resultó muy diferente de lo previsto, tanto por los defensores como los críticos de la apertura. El presente artículo trata de ...
Production structure of the services sector in countries at different development levels
Although the services sector accounts for nearly 70% of employment and income in developed and developing countries alike, it is well known that the economic performance of the tertiary sector does not depend exclusively on its capacity to add value. This article will evaluate the productive structure of the sector, by considering intra- and ...