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  • Wide-reaching Structural Reforms and Growth: A Cross-country Synthetic Control Approach 

    Marrazzo, Pasquale Marco; Terzi, Alessio (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2017-04)
    At a time of slow growth in several advanced and emerging countries, calls for more structural reforms are multiplying. However, estimations of the short- and medium-term impact of these reforms on GDP growth remain ...
  • Foreign Investment in the Andean Countries 

    Vial, Joaquin (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2002-01)
    This work provides a general picture of the evolution of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Andean countries. Then, following a brief review of FDI determinants in developing countries, it systematically examines the ...
  • Grants Vs . Investment Subsidies 

    Rai, Ashok S.; Sjöström, Tomas (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2001-12)
    How should a government intervene to help the credit constrained poor? We study an economy where productivity and wealth are unobserved, and loans must be collateralized. We show that the efficient policy typically consists ...

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