Working Papers

We invite you to explore the working papers supported directly by CFSP as well as key working papers in the field of financial systems and poverty that were written by Consortium researchers.

Recent Working Papers

Horacio Larreguy
2010

We develop a simple model of informal interpersonal insurance in caste-based networks to...

Juliano Assunção, Joanna Monteiro
2009

This paper evaluates the impact of a program of bureaucracy simplification and tax reduction...

Juliano Assunção, Joana Naritomi, Rodrigo Soares
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4276 | 2009

This paper analyzes the determinants of local institutions and distribution of political power...

Joseph Kaboski, Francisco J. Buera
2009

This paper analyzes the role of specialized high-skilled labor in the growth of the service...

Neus Herranz, Stefan Krasa, Anne P. Villamil
2009

This paper assesses quantitatively the impact of legal institutions on entrepreneurial firm...

Marianne Bertrand, Adair Morse
2009

If people face cognitive limitations or biases that lead to financial mistakes, what are...

Francisco J. Buera, Yongseok Shin
2008

This paper presents a quantitative model of economic transitions. We explicitly model resource...

Francisco J. Buera, Joseph Kaboski
2008

Structural change involves a broad set of trends: (i) sectoral reallocations, (ii) rich...

Eric Bond, James Tybout, Hale Utar
2008

Relative to their counterparts in high-income regions, entrepreneurs in developing countries...

Roberto Rigobon, Dani Rodrik
2005

We estimate the interrelationships among economic institutions, political institutions,...