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Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Family Firms and Contractual Institutions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Improving Management in Colombian Firms Through Individual and Group Consulting
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Management Practices in Croatia: Drivers and Consequences for Firm Performance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Shortening Supply Chains: Experimental Evidence from Fruit and Vegetable Vendors in Bogota
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  6. Too Much Energy: The Perverse Effect of Low Fuel Prices on Firms
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2018

  1. Personal Initiative Training Leads to Remarkable Growth of Women-Owned Small Businesses in Togo
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2016

  1. Competition makes IT better: evidence on when firms use it more effectively
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. ICT use, competitive pressures and firm performance in Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2017)
  3. Opportunity versus necessity: understanding the heterogeneity of female micro-entrepreneurs
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2017)
  4. Organizing knowledge to compete: impacts of capacity building programs on firm organization
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Testing The Core-Competency Model Of Multi-Product Exporters
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2015) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Review of International Economics (2016)

2015

  1. Multi-product firms at home and away: Cost- versus quality-based competence
    Munich Reprints in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics View citations (51)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (10)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (68)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Economics (2015)
  2. Regional productivity convergence in Peru
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Trade Integration, FDI, and Productivity
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2014

  1. Stunted Growth: Why Don't African Firms Create More Jobs?
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads

2013

  1. Russian volatility: obstacle to firm survival and diversification
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Trade and innovation in services: evidence from a developing economy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The World Economy (2014)

2012

  1. Determinants of market integration and price transmission in Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Getting Ready: Preparation for Exporting
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (72)
  3. Productivity Performance in Indonesia's Manufacturing Sector
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2011

  1. Economic performance under NAFTA: a firm-level analysis of the trade-productivity linkages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2013)
  2. Financing Small and Medium Enterprises in the Republic of South Africa
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Gender and finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: are women disadvantaged ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
  4. Success and Failure of African Exporters
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (37)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (24)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2013)
  5. Supplier Responses to Wal-Mart's Invasion in Mexico
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Economics (2015)

2010

  1. The DR-CAFTA and the extensive margin: a firm-level analysis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Trade as an Engine of Creative Destruction Mexico experience with Chinese competition
    Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2010) Downloads
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Economics (2013)

2009

  1. Banking crises and exports: lessons from the past
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (109)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2019)
  2. The better you are the stronger it makes you: evidence on the asymmetric impact of liberalization
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)

2008

  1. Essays on Firm-Level Responses to Globalisation
    Economics PhD Theses, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School Downloads
  2. Multi-product exporters: diversification and micro-level dynamics
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (46)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Banking crises and exports: Lessons from the past
    Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 138, (C), 192-204 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2018

  1. Decomposing firm-level productivity growth and assessing its determinants: evidence from the Americas
    The Journal of Technology Transfer, 2018, 43, (6), 1571-1606 Downloads
  2. Is Personal Initiative Training a Substitute or Complement to the Existing Human Capital of Women? Results from a Randomized Trial in Togo
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018, 108, 256-61 Downloads
  3. Organizing knowledge to compete
    Journal of International Economics, 2018, 111, (C), 1-20 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Participating or Not? Characteristics of Female Entrepreneurs Participating in and Completing an Entrepreneurial Training Program
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018, 108, 246-51 Downloads

2017

  1. ICT Use, Competitive Pressures, and Firm Performance in Mexico
    World Bank Economic Review, 2017, 30, (Supplement_1), S109-S118 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Opportunity versus Necessity: Understanding the Heterogeneity of Female Micro-Entrepreneurs
    World Bank Economic Review, 2017, 30, (Supplement_1), S86-S96 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Testing the Core-competency Model of Multi-product Exporters
    Review of International Economics, 2016, 24, (4), 699-716 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Multi-product firms at home and away: Cost- versus quality-based competence
    Journal of International Economics, 2015, 95, (2), 216-232 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Supplier responses to Walmart's invasion in Mexico
    Journal of International Economics, 2015, 95, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2014

  1. Trade and Innovation in Services: Evidence from a Developing Economy
    The World Economy, 2014, 37, (7), 953-979 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Access to Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is There a Gender Gap?
    World Development, 2013, 47, (C), 102-120 Downloads View citations (36)
  2. Economic Performance under NAFTA: A Firm-Level Analysis of the Trade-productivity Linkages
    World Development, 2013, 44, (C), 180-193 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Success and failure of African exporters
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 101, (C), 284-296 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. Trade as an engine of creative destruction: Mexican experience with Chinese competition
    Journal of International Economics, 2013, 89, (2), 379-392 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. The better you are the stronger it makes you: Evidence on the asymmetric impact of liberalization
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (2), 474-485 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Catching up with the technological frontier:Micro-level evidence on growth and convergence
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2010, 19, (6), 2073-2096 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Multi-Product Exporters: Product Churning, Uncertainty and Export Discoveries
    Economic Journal, 2010, 120, (544), 481-499 Downloads View citations (168)

Chapters

2015

  1. Trade as an engine of creative destruction: Mexican experience with Chinese competition**The authors are grateful to Gerardo Leyva and Abigail Duran for granting us access to INEGI data at the offices of INEGI in Aguascalientes under the commitment of complying with the confidentiality requirements set by the Mexican Laws. Special thanks go to all INEGI employees who provided assistance and answered our questions. in particular to Gabriel Romero, Alejandro cano. Araceli Martinez, Armando Arellanes, Ramon Sanchez, Otoniel Soto, candida Aguilar. and Adriana Ramirez. We also thank Christian Hansen for his help with the implementation of the quantile IV regressions and Philippe Aghion, Tibor Besedes, Chad Bown. Ana Cusolito, Judith Dean, Aaditya Mattoo. Guy Michaels, Emanuel Ornelas, Stephen Redding, Daniel Sturm as well as the participants at the seminars ofETSG, USITC, Penn State, Boston University, University of Vienna, london School of Economics, St Andrews University, FREIT, the World Bank trade seminar. the Econometric Society World Congress and the University of Kent for helpful comments. The views contained in this paper are of the authors and not necessarily those of the World Bank. The financial support of the World Bank's Research Support Budget is gratefully acknowledged
    Chapter 19 in Non-Tariff Barriers, Regionalism and Poverty Essays in Applied International Trade Analysis, 2015, pp 393-406 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. CHECKING THE RESULTS OF THE CASE STUDY INTERVIEWS— AN ESSAY IN TRIANGULATION
    Chapter 5 in Closing The EU East-West Productivity Gap Foreign Direct Investment, Competitiveness and Public Policy, 2006, pp 93-133 Downloads
  2. IDENTIFYING THE CHANNELS AND MECHANICS OF FDI-INDUCED TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
    Chapter 2 in Closing The EU East-West Productivity Gap Foreign Direct Investment, Competitiveness and Public Policy, 2006, pp 19-33 Downloads
  3. INTRODUCTION: PRODUCTIVITY AND SOCIAL CAPABILITY — A HISTORICAL AND ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK
    Chapter 1 in Closing The EU East-West Productivity Gap Foreign Direct Investment, Competitiveness and Public Policy, 2006, pp 1-17 Downloads
 
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