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Economia: Fall 2008

Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association

Edited by Eduardo Engel, Francisco Ferreira, and Roberto Rigobon

This semiannual journal from the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) provides a forum for influential economists and policymakers from the region to share high-quality research directly applied to policy issues within and among those countries.


Contents:


Editors’ Summary


In Search of the Missing Resource Curse, By Daniel Lederman and William F. Maloney


The Political Economy of Oil Production in Latin America, By Osmel Manzano and Francisco Monaldi


Output Volatility and Openness to Trade: A Reassessment, By Eduardo A. Cavallo


The Impact of Globalization on the Poor in Latin America, By Erik Thorbecke and Machiko Nissanke


On the Determinants and Implications of School Choice: Semi-Structural Simulations for Chile, By Francisco A. Gallego and Andrés E. Hernando, reviewing a previous edition or volume

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