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Biblioteca

08 de julio 2015
Desastres Naturales y Desastres Fiscales, la Naturaleza como Factor de Insostenibilidad Fiscal: Evidencia de El Salvador

Los desastres naturales representan una amenaza creciente para las economías en desarrollo, y especialmente para El Salvador, un país muy expuesto al riesgo de desastres naturales. Además, la economía salvadoreña se enfrenta al riesgo de la no sostenibilidad de la deuda pública en el mediano plazo, que alcanzó recientemente un nivel de 60% del PIB. Un escenario pesimista […]

04 de abril 2015
Dolarizacion y su Impacto en Exportaciones y Tasa de Interés

In January 2001 El Salvador dollarized its economy. In order to promote economic integration, access international markets, preserve economic stability, and establish a proper environment to boost new investments. This paper investigates dollarization´s impact on interest rates, real exchange rate (RER) and Salvadoran real exports. In the first section RER determinants are studied, concluding that […]

15 de enero 2015
Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador

We implemented a randomized field experiment that tested ways to stimulate migrants’ savings in their origin country. We find that migrants value opportunities to exert greater control over financial activities in their home countries. We offered U.S.-based migrants bank accounts in El Salvador, randomly varying migrant control over El Salvador–based savings by offering different accounts […]