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 include: Beliefs vs. Actions. The Mystery of Discrimination in Latin America Alberto Chong and Hugo Nopo (Inter-American Development Bank)Cost Reductions, Cost Padding and Stock Market Prices: The Chilean Experience with Price-Cap Regulation Rafael Di Tella (Harvard Business School) and Alexander Dyck (University of Toronto)How Sensitive Are Latin American Exports to Chinese Competition in the U.S. Market? Ernesto Lopez Cordova (Inter-American Development Bank), Alejandro Micco (Chilean Ministry of Finance), and Danielken Molina (University of California-San Diego)School Choice, Stratification, and Information on School Performance: Lessons from Chile Patrick J. McEwan (Wellesley College), Miguel Urquiola (Columbia University), and Emiliana Vegas (World Bank)Cash Transfers, Conditions, and School Enrollment in Ecuador Norbert Schady and Maria Caridad Araujo (World Bank)