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  1. OriginalPaper

    Determinants of social spending in Latin America during and after the Washington consensus: a dynamic panel error-correction model analysis

    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...

    Fernando Martín-Mayoral and Juan Fernández Sastre

    Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:10

    Published on: 17 November 2017

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    A theory of sequential group reciprocity

    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...

    Alejandro T. Moreno-Okuno and Alejandro Mosiño

    Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:6

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  3. OriginalPaper

    Purchasing power parity in Mexico since 1933

    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 Unpublished working paper.

    Frederick H. Wallace

    Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:5

    Published on: 2 June 2017

  4. OriginalPaper

    Interest rate pass-through in the Dominican Republic

    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 ...

    Francesco Grigoli and José M. Mota

    Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:4

    Published on: 5 April 2017

  5. OriginalPaper

    The rise and fall of income inequality in Chile

    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...

    Francisco Parro and Loreto Reyes

    Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:3

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  6. OriginalPaper

    Defence expenditure and economic growth in Latin American countries: evidence from linear and nonlinear causality tests

    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...

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

    Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:2

    Published on: 9 February 2017

  7. OriginalPaper

    Changes in rural poverty in Perú 2004–2012

    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...

    Samuel Morley

    Latin American Economic Review 2017 26:1

    Published on: 30 January 2017

  8. OriginalPaper

    Impact of environmental and social attitudes, and family concerns on willingness to pay for improved air quality: a contingent valuation application in Mexico City

    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...

    Massimo Filippini and Adán L. Martínez-Cruz

    Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:7

    Published on: 11 November 2016

  9. OriginalPaper

    Does corruption affect cooperation? A laboratory experiment

    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...

    Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez and Luis A. Mejia

    Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:5

    Published on: 13 September 2016

  10. Original Research

    Poverty, vulnerability, and the middle class in Latin America

    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...

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

    Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:4

    Published on: 19 August 2016

  11. Original Research

    Great expectations? evidence from Colombia’s exchange rate survey

    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...

    Juan Jose Echavarria and Mauricio Villamizar-Villegas

    Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:3

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  12. Original Research

    The economic integration of Spain: a change in the inflation pattern

    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...

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

    Latin American Economic Review 2016 25:1

    Published on: 2 March 2016

  13. OriginalPaper

    On intergenerational (im)mobility in Latin America

    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...

    Christian Daude and Virginia Robano

    Latin American Economic Review 2015 24:9

    Published on: 28 October 2015

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