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Economia: Spring 2015

Edited by Raquel Bernal, Marcela Eslava, Ugo Panizza, and Roberto Rigobon
Economia Spring 2015

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.

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• Editors’ Summary

• Capital Inflow Surges in Emerging Economies: How Worried Should Latin America and the Caribbean Be? Andrew Powell (Inter-American Development Bank) and Pilar Tavella (Harvard University)

• Macroeconomic Gains from Structural Fiscal Policy Adjustments: The Case of Colombia, Hernando Vargas (Banco de la República de Colombia), Andrés González (Banco de la República de Colombia), and Ignacio Lozano (Banco de la República de Colombia)

• Knowledge, Information, and Retirement Saving Decisions: Evidence from a Large-Scale Intervention in Chile, Eduardo Fajnzylber (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez) and Gonzalo Reyes (World Bank)

• Peer Effects and Early Childhood Physical Health: Evidence from a Sample of Latin American Twins, Victor Saldarriaga (Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo)

• Presidential Address: Macroeconomics and Online Prices, Roberto Rigobón (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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