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  1. Content type: OriginalPaper

    We use the shifts in Engel curves calculated from household surveys to estimate CPI biases in Argentina between 1985 and 2005. We find that real earning levels increased during this period between 4.3 and 5.7%...

    Authors: Pablo Gluzmann and Federico Sturzenegger

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:8

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    We study the beliefs and values of Peronism. Instead of a comprehensive approach, we focus on three elements. First, we study beliefs and values about the economic system present in Peron’s speeches during the...

    Authors: Rafael Di Tella and Juan Dubra

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:6

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  3. Content type: OriginalPaper

    At the turn of the last century, the Argentine economy was on a path to prosperity that never fully developed. International trade and trade policies are often identified as a major culprit. In this paper, we ...

    Authors: Irene Brambilla, Sebastian Galiani and Guido Porto

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:4

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  4. Content type: OriginalPaper

    In this paper, we use tax and household survey data to assess the history of income distribution in Argentina since the beginning of the 20th century. Until the 1970s, the country experienced a fall in inequal...

    Authors: Facundo Alvaredo, Guillermo Cruces and Leonardo Gasparini

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:7

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  5. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Buenos Aires and Chicago grew during the nineteenth century for remarkably similar reasons. Both cities were conduits for moving meat and grain from fertile hinterlands to eastern markets. However, despite the...

    Authors: Filipe Campante and Edward L. Glaeser

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:2

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  6. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The economic history of Argentina presents one of the most dramatic examples of divergence in the modern era. What happened and why? This paper reviews the wide range of competing explanations in the literatur...

    Authors: Alan M. Taylor

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:3

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  7. Content type: Introduction

    This article is an introduction to the special collection on Argentine Exceptionalism. First, we discuss why the case of Argentina is generally regarded as exceptional: the country was among the richest in the...

    Authors: Edward L. Glaeser, Rafael Di Tella and Lucas Llach

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:1

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  8. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper examines the determinants of social spending in Latin America during the period 1990–2012 and how they differed between the years of the Washington Consensus (1990–2000) and the period that followed...

    Authors: Fernando Martín-Mayoral and Juan Fernández Sastre

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:10

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  9. Content type: OriginalPaper

    In this paper we propose to use the common trends of the Mexican economy in order to predict economic activity one and two steps ahead. We exploit the cointegration properties of the macroeconomic time series,...

    Authors: Francisco Corona, Graciela González-Farías and Pedro Orraca

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:7

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  10. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Games that appear to be independent, involving none of the same players, may be related by emotions of reciprocity between the members of the same groups. In the real world, individuals are members of groups a...

    Authors: Alejandro T. Moreno-Okuno and Alejandro Mosiño

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:6

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  11. Content type: OriginalPaper

    A new approach to cointegration developed by Enders et al. (Cointegration tests using instrumental variables with an example of the U.K. demand for money. Unpublished working paper.

    Authors: Frederick H. Wallace

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:5

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  12. Content type: OriginalPaper

    A well-functioning monetary transmission mechanism is critical for monetary policy. As the Dominican Republic recently adopted an inflation targeting regime, it is even more relevant to guarantee that changes ...

    Authors: Francesco Grigoli and José M. Mota

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:4

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  13. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper presents evidence on a rise and fall in income inequality in Chile during the past two decades. We show that income inequality rises from 1990 to 2000 and then falls from 2000 to 2011. We perform si...

    Authors: Francisco Parro and Loreto Reyes

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:3

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  14. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Using SIPRI’s new consistent database on military expenditures, the paper examines the economic effects of such spending in the case of the 13 Latin American countries. Employing both linear and nonlinear test...

    Authors: Christos Kollias, Suzanna-Maria Paleologou, Panayiotis Tzeremes and Nickolaos Tzeremes

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:2

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  15. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper disaggregates the various sources of rural income growth in Peru between 2004 and 2012 and shows that about 80% of the increase came from rising earnings and only 15% from transfer programs. This in...

    Authors: Samuel Morley

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:1

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  16. Content type: OriginalPaper

    By means of a single-bounded, referendum format contingent valuation, this paper estimates willingness to pay (WTP) for improved air quality among residents of Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA). Findings fr...

    Authors: Massimo Filippini and Adán L. Martínez-Cruz

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:7

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  17. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Commodity prices are characterized by boom and bust cycles. In this article, the impact of the commodity boom of the 2000s on Latin American and Caribbean economies is studied by analyzing four categories of c...

    Authors: Werner Kristjanpoller, Josephine E. Olson and Rodolfo I. Salazar

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:6

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  18. Content type: OriginalPaper

    In this paper, we analyze the nature of cooperation in different corruption regimes. In a laboratory experiment with university students in Mexico, individuals play first a corruption game and then a public go...

    Authors: Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez and Luis A. Mejia

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:5

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  19. Content type: Original Research

    Between 2000 and 2013, Latin America has considerably reduced poverty (from 46.3 to 29.7 % of the population). In this paper, we use synthetic panels to show that, despite progress, the region remains characte...

    Authors: Marco Stampini, Marcos Robles, Mayra Sáenz, Pablo Ibarrarán and Nadin Medellín

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:4

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  20. Content type: Original Research

    In this paper, we use the largest exchange rate survey in Colombia to test for the rational expectations hypothesis, the presence of a time-varying risk premium and the accuracy of exchange rate forecasts. Our...

    Authors: Juan Jose Echavarria and Mauricio Villamizar-Villegas

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:3

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  21. Content type: Original Research

    The behavior of Spanish inflation rates at the provincial level (consumption prices) differs over the two spans of time considered in our study (1955.1–1978.6, 1978.7–2014.4). We point to a long list of instit...

    Authors: Alejandro C. García-Cintado, Diego Romero-Ávila and Carlos Usabiaga

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:1

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  22. Content type: Health

    The health landscape in Latin America and the Caribbean is changing quickly. The region is undergoing a demographic and epidemiological transition in which health problems are highly concentrated on noncommuni...

    Authors: Maria Victoria Anauati, Sebastian Galiani and Federico Weinschelbaum

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2015 24:11

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  23. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper studies intergenerational mobility in Latin America and shows that, in addition to the well-documented fact that the Latin American income distribution is highly unequal, profound differences in opp...

    Authors: Christian Daude and Virginia Robano

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2015 24:9

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  24. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The traditional time series methodology requires at least a preliminary transformation of the data to get stationarity. On the other hand, robust Bayesian dynamic models (RBDMs) do not assume a regular pattern...

    Authors: Jairo Fúquene, Marta Álvarez and Luis Raúl Pericchi

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2015 24:6

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  25. Content type: Original Research

    Inflation targeting has been widely adopted in Latin America. In this paper, we show evidence consistent with major beneficial effects from so doing, with falling term premia and anchored policy rate expectati...

    Authors: Andrew P. Blake, Garreth R. Rule and Ole J. Rummel

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2015 24:3

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  26. Content type: Original Research

    Indigenous peoples have three features in common: their historical heritage, their current culture and their extreme poverty. This paper presents a hypothesis about the development of a cultural factor: indige...

    Authors: Juan Carlos Pérez Velasco Pavón

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:12

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  27. Content type: Original Research

    This paper explores the long-run effects of inflation on the dynamics of private sector bank credit and economic growth in Mexico over the period 1969–2011. With an ARDL-type model, the statistical results sug...

    Authors: Miguel Ángel Tinoco-Zermeño, Francisco Venegas-Martínez and Víctor Hugo Torres-Preciado

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:8

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  28. Content type: Original Research

    The principal objective of the present study is to explain the changes in the direction of agri-food trade flows during the second half of the twentieth century. Since the end of the Second World War, trade ha...

    Authors: Raúl Serrano and Vicente Pinilla

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:10

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  29. Content type: Original Research

    Mexico has many major problems such as corruption, poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, pollution, etc. Regarding pollution, politicians have established some programs trying to improve air quality in Mexico. Bu...

    Authors: José Iván Rodríguez-Sánchez

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:9

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  30. Content type: Original Research

    This paper studies the mechanisms of market discipline in the Mexican deposit market. It tests the hypothesis that low-quality banks pay higher interest rates on deposits, receive fewer deposits, and shift the...

    Authors: Edgar Demetrio Tovar-García

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:6

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  31. Content type: Original Research

    Empirical evidence indicates that in Latin America and the Caribbean, households on less favored, or marginal, agricultural land form a “residual” pool of rural labor. Although the modern sector may be the sou...

    Authors: Edward B. Barbier and John S. Bugas

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:3

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:7

  32. Content type: Original Research

    Most empirical investigations of the effects of cognitive skills assume that they are produced by schooling. Drawing on longitudinal data to estimate production functions for adult verbal and nonverbal cogniti...

    Authors: Jere R. Behrman, John Hoddinott, John A. Maluccio, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Emily L. Behrman, Reynaldo Martorell, Manuel Ramírez-Zea and Aryeh D. Stein

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2014 23:4

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