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    • Una concepción Kantiana de la causalidad a partir de la libertad 

      Kienzle, Bertram (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Derecho, 2002)
      su título. Así que supongo que lo primero que querrían que haga es explicar qué se quiere decir con ellos. Lo haré por medio de ejemplos. Es un hecho de todos los días que el fuego causa humo. Enciendan un fósforo y ...
    • Dos interpretaciones del contractualismo de Scanlon 

      Pettit, Philip (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Derecho, 2002)
      En “What We Owe to Each Other” [Lo que Nos Debemos unos a otros], TM Scanlon presenta los elementos principales de una nueva teoría contractualista sobre lo correcto y lo incorrecto (Scanlon 1998). Las ideas que aporta al ...
    • Aggregating reasons 

      Chapman, Bruce (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Derecho, 2002)
      Economic theory and legal theory can both claim to provide plausible accounts of rational decision-making. Yet, despite the growth of “law and economics” as a hugely successful area of interdisciplinary study, there is ...
    • On the endogeneity of exchange rate regimes 

      Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Sturzenegger, Federico; Regio, Iliana (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002)
      The literature has identified at least five approaches to the determinants of the choice of exchange rate regimes: i) optimal currency area theory; ii) exchange rate policy and the absortion of real and nominal shocks; ...
    • Toolkit for the analysis of debt problems 

      Sturzenegger, Federico (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002)
      The idea of this chapter is to provide a number of tools that may allow an independent observer to assess the likelihood of default, to provide the clues for an evaluation of likely restructuring scenarios and to be able ...
    • The FTAA and the location of FDI 

      Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Daude, Christian; Stein, Ernesto (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002)
      The role of regional integration agreements as a determinant of the location of FDI has become an increasingly relevant issue for emerging economies. While the concerns regarding the impact of RIAs on FDI for countries in ...
    • Reforming capital requirements in emerging countries 

      Powell, Andrew; Balzarotti, Verónica; Castro, Christian (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002)
      This paper then attempts to show how a PCR, in this case from Argentina, can help to set capital and provisioning rules. In order to so this, we employ an econometric credit scoring model on the PCR data - an ordered probit ...
    • Macroeconomic coordination and monetary unions in a N-country world: Do all roads lead to Rome? 

      Powell, Andrew; Sturzenegger, Federico (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002)
      In Europe, twelve countries have joined a currency union but four have stayed out. The EU enlargement process implies a large set of potential EMU entrants. In Latin America, two countries have recently dollarized and ...
    • Defaults in the 90's: Factbook and preliminary lessons 

      Sturzenegger, Federico (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002)
      Since the Tequila crisis in 1994, and particularly after the succession of crises in Asia and the default episode in Russia, questions related to international sovereign bond restructuring have been increasingly at the ...
    • Why have poverty and income inequality increased so much? Argentina 1991-2002 

      González-Rozada, Martín; Menéndez, Alicia (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002-09)
      This paper analyzes the sources of changes in poverty and income inequality among Argentine households during the 1991-2001 period. We assess the effect of changes in labor market participation, unemployment, education ...
    • The cyclical nature of FDI flows 

      Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Panizza, Ugo; Stein, Ernesto (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002-12-19)
      In this paper, we examine how the business and interest rate cycles in developed countries affects FDI to developing countries. After aggregating flows into three big source areas (the U.S., Europe and Japan), we find FDI ...
    • Inference and estimation in small sample dynamic panel data models 

      Galiani, Sebastián; González-Rozada, Martín (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2002-12-27)
      We study the finite sample properties of the most important methods of estimation of dynamic panel data models in a special class of small samples: a two-sided small sample (i.e., a sample in which the time dimension is ...
    • Aftermaths of current account crisis: export growth or import contraction? 

      Sturzenegger, Federico; Guidotti, Pablo; Villar, Agustín (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
      This paper defines current account crises as current account adjustments that occur in the aftermath of a sizable reduction in capital flows. We study the characteristics of such current account adjustments, particularly ...
    • Por qué crecen menos los regímenes de tipo de cambio fijo? El efecto de los Sudden Stops 

      Stuzenegger, Federico (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
    • Un año de medición del índice de Demanda Laboral: situación actual y perspectivas 

      Lamdany, Victoria; Monteverde, Luciana (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
      El índice de demanda laboral es elaborado por la Universidad Torcuato Di Tella desde agosto de 2002. La motivación para la elaboración del índice fue la falta de un indicador mensual que reflejara la situación del ...
    • The price of incorvertible deposits: the stock market boom during the Argentine crisis 

      Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Horen, Neeltje van; Schmukler, Sergio (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
      The Argentine crisis witnessed, among other things, a deposit run, the suspension of deposit convertibility, and a “boom” in the stock market. We argue that this boom reflects the cost that depositors were willing to incur ...
    • Living and dying with hard pegs: the rise and fall of Argentina's currency board 

      Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Schmukler, Sergio; Torre, Augusto de la (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
      The rise and fall of Argentina’s currency board illustrates the extent to which the advantages of hard pegs have been overstated. The currency board did provide nominal stability and boosted financial intermediation, at ...
    • Finantial dollarization and debt deflation under a currency board 

      Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Galiani, Sebastián; Schargrodsky, Ernesto Santiago (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
      In the late currency board years, Argentina faced a real exchange rate adjustment through price deflation amidst growing devaluation expectations. Using a firm-level panel database to analyze the incidence of these factors ...
    • Business cycle and macroeconomic policy coordination in MERCOSUR 

      González-Rozada, Martín; Fanelli, José (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
      The paper analyzes cyclical comovements in the Mercosur area differentiating idiosyncratic from common shocks. In the Mercosur (or any region for that matter) shocks can be country-specific, affecting only one country or ...
    • Default's in the 1990's: what have we learned? 

      Sturzenegger, Federico; Chuham, Punan (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Escuela de Negocios. Centro de Investigaciones en Finanzas (CIF), 2003)
      The principal focus of this chapter is on sovereign defaults on external debt in the 1990s and the lessons that have been learned. The rest of the chapter is organized as follows. Section II explains the meaning of debt ...