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Homepage:http://www.econ.uchile.cl/ficha/amicco
Postal address:Universidad de Chile Diagonal Paraguay 257, piso 14 Santiago-Chile
Workplace:Departamento de Economía (Department of Economics), Facultad de Economía y Negocios (Faculty of Economics and Business Management), Universidad de Chile (University of Chile), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Automation, Labor Markets, and Trade
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Impact of Automation in Developed Countries
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Impact of Extended Employment Protection Laws on the Demand for Temporary Agency Workers
    Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Working Paper Series, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley Downloads

2014

  1. Volatility, Distortions and Labor Misallocation
    Working Papers, Adolfo Ibáñez University, School of Government Downloads

2013

  1. Private vs Public Antitrust Enforcement: Evidence from Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads

2012

  1. Housing Finance in Chile: Instruments, Actors, and Policies
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Productivity, Misallocation and the Labor Market
    Working Papers, Adolfo Ibáñez University, School of Government Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Unemployment Insurance and Search Effort in Chile
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Dissecting the Chilean Export Boom
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article Dissecting the Chilean export boom, Revista CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) (2011) Downloads View citations (9) (2011)
  2. Labor Market in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Missing Reform
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Sistemas de Protección contra el Desempleo en América Latina: ¿Proteger el Empleo o los Ingresos?
    Working Papers, Adolfo Ibáñez University, School of Government Downloads

2010

  1. Effective Labor Regulation and Microeconomic Flexibility
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (27)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (90)
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2004) Downloads View citations (196)
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (2004) Downloads View citations (63)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2004) Downloads View citations (73)
    Levine's Bibliography, UCLA Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article Effective labor regulation and microeconomic flexibility, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2013) Downloads View citations (40) (2013)
  2. Information sharing and access to finance of SMEs: cross country evidence from survey data
    Research Department working papers, CAF Development Bank Of Latinamerica Downloads

2008

  1. Competition Regimes and Air Transport Costs: The Effects of Open Skies Agreement
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Competition regimes and air transport costs: The effects of open skies agreements, Journal of International Economics, Elsevier (2006) Downloads View citations (60) (2006)
  2. How sensitive are Latin American exports to Chinese competition in the U.S. market ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article How Sensitive Are Latin American Exports to Chinese Competition in the U.S. Market?, Economía Journal, The Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association - LACEA (2008) Downloads View citations (14) (2008)
  3. The Economic Effects of Employment Protection: Evidence from International Industry-Level Data
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (8)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (78)

2007

  1. Financial Diversification, Sudden Stops and Sudden Starts
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Chapter Financial Diversification, Sudden Stops, and Sudden Starts, Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series, Central Bank of Chile (2008) Downloads View citations (30) (2008)

2006

  1. Bank Ownership and Lending Behavior
    POLIS Working Papers, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS Downloads View citations (124)
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2004) Downloads View citations (28)
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile (2006) Downloads View citations (125)

    See also Journal Article Bank ownership and lending behavior, Economics Letters, Elsevier (2006) Downloads View citations (116) (2006)
  2. Bank Ownership and Performance Does Politics Matter?
    POLIS Working Papers, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile (2005) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Bank ownership and performance. Does politics matter?, Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier (2007) Downloads View citations (347) (2007)
  3. Propiedad y Desempeño de la Banca: ¿Importa la Política?
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads

2005

  1. BANK CREDIT TO SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES: THE ROLE OF CREDITOR PROTECTION
    Documentos CEDE, Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Economía, CEDE Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile (2005) Downloads View citations (11)
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2005) Downloads View citations (12)
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bank Concentration and Credit Volatility
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter Bank Concentration and Credit Volatility, World Scientific Book Chapters, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. (2006) Downloads (2006)
  3. Creditor Protection and Credit Volatility
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Loyal Lenders or Fickle Financiers: Foreign Banks in Latin America
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2005) Downloads View citations (18)
    Business School Working Papers, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (2004) Downloads View citations (12)

2004

  1. Bank Ownership and Performance
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. EMU effect on Trade: What’s in it for the UK?
    Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings, Econometric Society
  3. Employment Protection and Gross Job Flows1
    Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (20)
  4. Employment Protection and Gross Job Flows: A Differences-in-Differences Approach
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (10)
  5. Infrastructure, Competition Regimes and Air Transport Costs: Cross Country Evidence
    Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2004) Downloads View citations (22)
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (1)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (18)
  6. Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2004) Downloads View citations (23)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2004) Downloads View citations (25)

    See also Chapter Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America, Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series, Central Bank of Chile (2005) Downloads View citations (6) (2005)
    Journal Article Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America, Journal Economía Chilena (The Chilean Economy), Central Bank of Chile (2004) Downloads View citations (24) (2004)
  7. Port Efficiency, Maritime Transport Costs and Bilateral Trade
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (294)
    See also Journal Article Port efficiency, maritime transport costs, and bilateral trade, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2004) Downloads View citations (318) (2004)
  8. Propiedad y desempeño de la banca
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads
  9. Should the Government Be in the Banking Business? The Role of State-Owned and Development Banks
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (56)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (8)

2003

  1. Better the Devil that You Know: Evidence on Entry Costs Faced by Foreign Banks
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (47)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Concentración y penetración foránea en los sectores bancarios latinoamericanos: repercusiones sobre la competencia y el riesgo
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads
  3. Concentration and Foreign Penetration in Latin American Banking Sectors: Impact on Competition and Risk
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Business School Working Papers, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (2003) Downloads View citations (32)
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2003) Downloads View citations (35)

    See also Journal Article Concentration and foreign penetration in Latin American banking sectors: Impact on competition and risk, Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier (2007) Downloads View citations (234) (2007)
  4. Corporate Governance and Private Capital Flows to Latin America
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2003) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Do State-Owned Banks Promote Growth? Cross-Country Evidence for Manufacturing Industries
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2003) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Do state owned banks promote growth? Cross-country evidence for manufacturing industries, Economics Letters, Elsevier (2004) Downloads View citations (25) (2004)
  6. The Currency Union Effect on Trade: Early Evidence from EMU
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (390)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (83)

    See also Journal Article The currency union effect on trade: early evidence from EMU, Economic Policy, CEPR, CESifo, Sciences Po (2003) Downloads View citations (301) (2003)

2002

  1. Determinants of Maritime Transport Costs
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2002) Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Maritime transport costs and port efficiency
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (44)
  3. The Internet and the Ability to Innovate in Latin America
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2002) Downloads

    See also Journal Article The Internet and the ability to innovate in Latin America, Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier (2003) Downloads View citations (12) (2003)
  4. Turnover and Regulation: The Chilean Pension Fund Industry
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile Downloads View citations (11)

2001

  1. Creditor Protection and Financial Cycles
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Protección de los acreedores y ciclos económicos
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads

1997

  1. Dinámica de empleo y productividad en manufactura: Evidencia micro y consecuencias macro
    Documentos de Trabajo, Centro de Economía Aplicada, Universidad de Chile View citations (18)

Journal Articles

2024

  1. The Impact of Extending Employment Protection to Agency Workers on Firms
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2024, 16, (1), 66-101 Downloads

2023

  1. Urban commuting time and sick-leave medical license use: An empirical study of Santiago, Chile
    Economics of Transportation, 2023, 33, (C) Downloads

2022

  1. COVID-19 and automation in a developing economy: Evidence from Chile
    Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2022, 176, (C) Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Creditor protection, information sharing and credit for small and medium-sized enterprises: cross-country evidence
    Revista CEPAL, 2016 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Protección de los acreedores, intercambio de información y crédito para pequeñas y medianas empresas: datos comparativos entre países
    Revista CEPAL, 2016 Downloads

2015

  1. Dollarization, Foreign Ownership, and Competition in the Banking Industry in Latin America
    Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 2015, 51, (1), 90-107 Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. PRIVATE VERSUS PUBLIC ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT: EVIDENCE FROM CHILE
    Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 2014, 10, (3), 691-709 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Effective labor regulation and microeconomic flexibility
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 101, (C), 92-104 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper Effective Labor Regulation and Microeconomic Flexibility, Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (27) (2010)

2011

  1. Dissecting the Chilean export boom
    Revista CEPAL, 2011 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Dissecting the Chilean Export Boom, Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (12) (2011)
  2. Una mirada al auge exportador chileno
    Revista CEPAL, 2011 Downloads

2008

  1. How Sensitive Are Latin American Exports to Chinese Competition in the U.S. Market?
    Economía Journal, 2008, Volume 8 Number 2, (Spring 2008), 117-153 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper How sensitive are Latin American exports to Chinese competition in the U.S. market ?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2008) Downloads View citations (13) (2008)

2007

  1. A Reappraisal of State-Owned Banks
    Economía Journal, 2007, Volume 7 Number 2, (Spring 2007), 209-259 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Bank ownership and performance. Does politics matter?
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2007, 31, (1), 219-241 Downloads View citations (347)
    See also Working Paper Bank Ownership and Performance Does Politics Matter?, POLIS Working Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (6) (2006)
  3. Concentration and foreign penetration in Latin American banking sectors: Impact on competition and risk
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2007, 31, (6), 1633-1647 Downloads View citations (234)
    See also Working Paper Concentration and Foreign Penetration in Latin American Banking Sectors: Impact on Competition and Risk, IDB Publications (Working Papers) (2003) Downloads View citations (8) (2003)
  4. Creditor Protection and Credit Response to Shocks
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2007, 21, (3), 413-438 Downloads View citations (18)
  5. Financial Diversification and Sudden Stops
    Journal Economía Chilena (The Chilean Economy), 2007, 10, (3), 45-65 Downloads View citations (11)

2006

  1. Bank ownership and lending behavior
    Economics Letters, 2006, 93, (2), 248-254 Downloads View citations (116)
    See also Working Paper Bank Ownership and Lending Behavior, POLIS Working Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (124) (2006)
  2. Competition regimes and air transport costs: The effects of open skies agreements
    Journal of International Economics, 2006, 70, (1), 25-51 Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper Competition Regimes and Air Transport Costs: The Effects of Open Skies Agreement, IDB Publications (Working Papers) (2008) Downloads View citations (2) (2008)

2005

  1. Political and Corporate Governance and Pro‐Cyclicality in Capital Flows: Evidence from Emerging Market Countries
    International Finance, 2005, 8, (2), 167-198 Downloads

2004

  1. Creditor protection and financial markets: empirical evidence and implications for Latin America
    Economic Review, 2004, 89, (Q 2), 29 - 37 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Do state owned banks promote growth? Cross-country evidence for manufacturing industries
    Economics Letters, 2004, 84, (3), 371-376 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper Do State-Owned Banks Promote Growth? Cross-Country Evidence for Manufacturing Industries, Research Department Publications (2003) Downloads View citations (8) (2003)
  3. Introduction
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2004, 7, (4), 189-190 Downloads
  4. Labor Market Adjustment in Chile
    Economía Journal, 2004, Volume 5 Number 1, (Fall 2004), 183-218 Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America
    Journal Economía Chilena (The Chilean Economy), 2004, 7, (2), 5-26 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Chapter Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America, Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series, 2005, 8, 329-366 (2005) Downloads View citations (6) (2005)
    Working Paper Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America, NBER Working Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (25) (2004)
  6. Port efficiency, maritime transport costs, and bilateral trade
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 75, (2), 417-450 Downloads View citations (318)
    See also Working Paper Port Efficiency, Maritime Transport Costs and Bilateral Trade, NBER Working Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (294) (2004)

2003

  1. Port Efficiency and International Trade: Port Efficiency as a Determinant of Maritime Transport Costs
    Maritime Economics & Logistics, 2003, 5, (2), 199-218 Downloads View citations (86)
  2. The Internet and the ability to innovate in Latin America
    Emerging Markets Review, 2003, 4, (1), 53-72 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper The Internet and the Ability to Innovate in Latin America, Research Department Publications (2002) Downloads (2002)
  3. The currency union effect on trade: early evidence from EMU
    (A theoretical foundation for the gravity equation)
    Economic Policy, 2003, 18, (37), 315-356 Downloads View citations (301)
    Also in Economic Policy, 2003, 18, (37), 315-356 (2003) Downloads View citations (39)

    See also Working Paper The Currency Union Effect on Trade: Early Evidence from EMU, Research Department Publications (2003) Downloads View citations (390) (2003)

2002

  1. Financial Liberalization: Does It Pay to Join the Party?
    Economía Journal, 2002, Volume 3 Number 1, (Fall 2002), 231-262 Downloads View citations (26)

Books

2007

  1. The State of State Reform in Latin America
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (20)

2005

  1. Unlocking Credit: The Quest for Deep and Stable Bank Lending. Economic and Social Progress in Latin America. 2005 Report
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (8)

2001

  1. Competitiveness: The Business of Growth. Economic and Social Progress in Latin America. 2001 Report
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads

Chapters

2008

  1. Financial Diversification, Sudden Stops, and Sudden Starts
    Chapter 5 in Current Account and External Financing, 2008, vol. 12, pp 159-194 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper Financial Diversification, Sudden Stops and Sudden Starts, Central Bank of Chile (2007) Downloads View citations (27) (2007)

2006

  1. Bank Concentration and Credit Volatility
    Chapter 12 in Cross-Border Banking Regulatory Challenges, 2006, pp 183-197 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Bank Concentration and Credit Volatility, Central Bank of Chile (2005) Downloads View citations (1) (2005)

2005

  1. Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America
    Chapter 10 in Labor Markets and Institutions, 2005, vol. 8, pp 329-366 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America, Central Bank of Chile (2004) Downloads View citations (24) (2004)
    Working Paper Microeconomic Flexibility in Latin America, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (25) (2004)
 
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