Growth Lab

Publications

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2014

Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes
Lant Pritchett, et al
CID Working Paper No. 279, March 2014

Implied Comparative Advantage
Ricardo Hausmann, Cesar A. Hidalgo, Daniel P. Stock, and Muhammed A. Yildirim
CID Working Paper No. 276, January 2014

How should Uganda grow?
Ricardo Hausmann, Brad Cunningham, John Matovu, Rosie Osire and Kelly Wyett
CID Working Paper No. 275, January 2014

2013

The State, Socialization, and Private Schooling: When Will Governments Support Alternative Producers?
Lant Pritchett and Martina Viarengo
CID Working Paper No. 272, November 2013

Looking like an Industry – Supporting Commercial Agriculture in Africa
Ishac Diwan, Olivier Gaddah, Rosie Osire
CID Working Paper No. 266, September 2013

Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The Risks of Defining Development Down
Lant Pritchett, Charles Kenny
CID Working Paper No. 265, August 2013

Debt Levels, Debt Composition, and Sovereign Spreads in Emerging and Advanced Economies
Salvatore Dell’Erba, Ricardo Hausmann, Ugo Panizza
CID Working Paper No. 263, August 2013

Who are the Democrats? Leading Opinions in the Wake of Egypt’s 2011 Popular Uprisings
Ishac Diwan
CID Working Paper No. 256, January 2013

When is Prevention More Profitable than Cure?
Michael Kremer and Christopher Snyder
CID Working Paper No. 252, January 2013

2012

Who Needs the Nation State?
Dani Rodrik
CID Working Paper No. 253, May 2012

The Effect of Fertility Reduction on Economic Growth
Quamrul H. Ashraf, David N. Weil and Joshua Wilde
CID Working Paper No. 251, October 2012

Crony Capitalism in Egypt
Hamouda Chekir and Ishac Diwan
CID Working Paper No. 250, November 2012

On Graduation from Fiscal Procyclicality
Jeffrey Frankel, Carlos Vegh, Guillermo Vuletin
CID Working Paper No. 248, July 2012

Conflicts Over Land and Threats to Customary Tenure in Africa Today
Pauline Peters
CID Working Paper No. 247, September 2012

Empirical confirmation of creative destruction from world trade data
Peter Klimek, Ricardo Hausmann, Stefan Thurner
CID Working Paper No. 238, April 2012

A Rational Framework for the understanding of the Arab Revolutions
Ishac Diwan
CID Working Paper No. 237, April 2012

The Dynamics of Nestedness Predicts the Evolution of Industrial Ecosystems
Sebastián Bustos, Charles Gomez, Ricardo Hausmann, and César A. Hidalgo
CID Working Paper No. 236, April 2012

Neighbors and the Evolution of the Comparative Advantage of Nations: Evidence of International Knowledge Diffusion?
Dany Bahar, Ricardo Hausmann, Cesar Hidalgo
CID Working Paper No. 235, April 2012

Mauritius: African Success Story
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 234, April 2012

The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 233, April 2012

What Small Countries Can Teach the World
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 232, April 2012

Capital and Labor Mobility and the Size of Sub-national Governments: Evidence from a Panel of Mexican States
René Cabral Torres
CID Working Paper No. 231, February 2012

Long term impact of a Cash-Transfers Program on Labor Outcomes of the Rural Youth
Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia and Samuel Freije
CID Working Paper No. 230, January 2012

Structural factors and the "War on Drugs" effects on the upsurge in homicides in Mexico
Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia and Miguel Flores
CID Working Paper No. 229, January 2012

2011

A Comparison of Product Price Targeting and Other Monetary Anchor Options, for Commodity Exporters in Latin America
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 227, November 2011

Migration and cross-border equity portfolio flows
Maurice Kugler and Hillel Rapoport
CID Working Paper No. 223, July 2011

Migration, FDI and the Margins of Trade
Maurice Kugler and Hillel Rapoport
CID Working Paper No. 222, June 2011

Tradable Immigration Quotas
Jesus Fernandez-Huertas Mortaga and Hillel Rapoport
CID Working Paper No. 221, June 2011

Closing the Gender Gap in Education: Does it Foretell the Closing of the Employment, Marriage, and Motherhood Gaps?
Ina Ganguli, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo
CID Working Paper No. 220, April 2011

A Solution to Fiscal Procyclicality: The Structural Budget Institutions Pioneered by Chile
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 216, January 2011

Monetary Policy in Emerging Markets: A Survey
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 215, January 2011

2010

How Business is Done and the 'Doing Business' Indicators: The Investment Climate when Firms have Climate Control
Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Lant Pritchett
CID Working Paper No. 211, November 2010

Sanctions, Benefits, and Rights: Three Faces of Accountability
Merilee S. Grindle
CID Working Paper No. 205, October 2010

Constructing, Deconstructing, and Reconstructing Career Civil Service Systems in Latin America
Merilee S. Grindle
CID Working Paper No. 204, October 2010

Social Policy in Development: Coherence and Cooperation in the Real World
Merilee S. Grindle
CID Working Paper No. 203, October 2010

Good Governance: The Inflation of an Idea
Merilee S. Grindle
CID Working Paper No. 202, October 2010

Country diversification, product ubiquity, and economic divergence
Ricardo Hausmann and César A. Hidalgo
CID Working Paper No. 201, October 2010

How Good Politics Results in Bad Policy: The Case of Biofuel Mandates
Robert Z. Lawrence
CID Working Paper No. 200, September 2010

"Schooling Can’t Buy Me Love": Marriage, Work, and the Gender Education Gap in Latin America
Ina Ganguli, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo
CID Working Paper No. 197, June 2010

The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 195, May 2010

Redemption or Abstinence? Original Sin, Currency Mismatches and Counter-Cyclical Policies in the New Millenium
Ricardo Hausmann and Ugo Panizza
CID Working Paper No. 194, February 2010

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2009

Certification Strategies, Industrial Development and a Global Market for Biofuels
Ricardo Hausmann and Rodrigo Wagner
CID Working Paper No. 192, December 2009

Are Third World Emigration Forces Abating?
Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson
CID Working Paper No. 191, December 2009

Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The microdata show that more educated migrants remit more
Albert Bollard, David McKenzie, Melanie Morten, Hillel Rapoport
CID Working Paper No. 190, December 2009

The Dynamics of Economic Complexity and the Product Space over a 42 year period
Cesar A. Hidalgo
CID Working Paper No. 189, December 2009

The Building Blocks of Economic Complexity
César A. Hidalgo and Ricardo Hausmann
CID Working Paper No. 186, September 2009

Are Bilateral Remittances Countercyclical?
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 185, September 2009

Hidalgo, César A., and Ricardo Hausmann. "The Building Blocks of Economic Complexity." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106.26 (June 30, 2009): 10570-10575.

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2008

Factor Adjustments after Deregulation: Panel Evidence from Colombian Plants
Marcela Eslava, John Haltiwanger, Adriana Kugler and Maurice Kugler
CID Working Paper No. 184, September 2008

The Quality-Complementarity Hypothesis: Theory and New Evidence from Colombia
Maurice Kugler and Eric Verhoogen
CID Working Paper No. 183, September 2008

Achieving Export-Led Growth in Colombia
Ricardo Hausmann and Bailey Klinger
CID Working Paper No. 182, September 2008

Growth Diagnostics in Peru
Ricardo Hausmann and Bailey Klinger
CID Working Paper No. 181, September 2008

In search of the chains that hold Brazil back
Ricardo Hausmann
CID Working Paper No. 180, September 2008

The Other Hand: High Bandwidth Development Policy
Ricardo Hausmann
CID Working Paper No. 179, September 2008

Doing Growth Diagnostics in Practice: A 'Mindbook'
Ricardo Hausmann, Bailey Klinger and Rodrigo Wagner
CID Working Paper No. 177, September 2008

SACU Tariff Policies: Where Should They Go From Here?
Lawrence Edwards and Robert Lawrence
CID Working Paper No. 169, May 2008

Reconfiguring Industrial Policy: A Framework with an Application to South Africa
Ricardo Hausmann, Dani Rodrik, and Charles F. Sabel
CID Working Paper No. 168, May 2008

Two Policies to Alleviate Unemployment in South Africa
James Levinsohn
CID Working Paper No. 166, May 2008

The Cyclicality of Monetary and Fiscal Policy in South Africa since 1994
Stan du Plessis, Ben Smit, and Federico Sturzenegger
CID Working Paper No. 163, May 2008

Examining Beneficiation
Ricardo Hausmann, Bailey Klinger, and Robert Lawrence
CID Working Paper No. 162, May 2008

Final Recommendations of the International Panel on ASGISA
Ricardo Hausmann
CID Working Paper No. 161, May 2008

Estimation of De Facto Exchange Rate Regimes: Synthesis of the Techniques for Inferring Flexibility and Basket Weights
Jeffrey Frankel and Shang-Jin Wei
CID Working Paper No. 157, March 2008

Hidalgo, Cesar A., and Ricardo Hausmann. "A Network View of Economic Development." Developing Alternatives 12.1 (2008): 5-10.

Hausmann, Ricardo, Dani Rodrik, and Andres Velasco. Growth Diagnostics. The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance. Ed. Narcis Serra and Joseph E. Stiglitz. Oxford University Press, 2008, 324-355.

Hausmann, Ricardo, and Bailey Klinger. South Africa's Export Predicament."Economics of Transition 16.4 (September 2008): 609-637.

Hausmann, Ricardo, Maya Horii, and Federico Sturzenegger. The Growing Current Account Surpluses in East Asia: The Effect of Dark Matter Assets. International Economic Journal 22.2 (June 2008): 141-61.

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2007

Can Entrepreneurial Activity be Taught? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Central America
Bailey Klinger and Matthias Schündeln
CID Working Paper No. 153, December 2007

Productivity Effects on Mexican Manufacturing Employment before and after NAFTA
André Varella Mollick and René Cabral Torres
CID Working Paper No. 152, November 2007

Monotheism (From a Sociopolitical and Economic Perspective)
Murat Iyigun
CID Working Paper No. 151, October 2007 (Revised December 2007)

A Balance-Sheet Approach to Fiscal Sustainability
Eduardo Levy-Yeyati and Federico Sturzenegger
CID Working Paper No. 150, October 2007

The Structure of the Product Space and the Evolution of Comparative Advantage
Ricardo Hausmann and Bailey Klinger
CID Working Paper No. 146, April 2007

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2006

The Implications of Dark Matter for Assessing the US External Imbalance
Ricardo Hausmann and Federico Sturzenegger
CID Working Paper No. 137, November 2006

Growth Collapses
Ricardo Hausmann, Francisco Rodríguez, and Rodrigo Wagner
CID Working Paper No. 136, October 2006

South African Trade Policy Matters: Trade Performance & Trade Policy
Lawrence Edwards and Robert Lawrence
CID Working Paper No. 135, October 2006

Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa?

Abhijit Banerjee, Sebastian Galiani, Jim Levinsohn, and Ingrid Woolard
CID Working Paper No. 134, October 2006

South Africa:  Macroeconomic Challenges after a Decade of Success

Jeffrey Frankel, Ben Smit, and Federico Sturzenegger
CID Working Paper No. 133, September 2006

Competition and Productivity Growth in South Africa
Philippe Aghion, Matias Braun, and Johannes Fedderke
CID Working Paper No. 132, August 2006

Understanding South Africa’s Economic Puzzles
Dani Rodrik
CID Working Paper No. 130, August 2006

South Africa’s Export Predicament
Ricardo Hausmann and Bailey Klinger
CID Working Paper No. 129, August 2006

Structural Transformation and Patterns of Comparative Advantage in the Product Space
Ricardo Hausmann and Bailey Klinger
CID Working Paper No. 128, August 2006

China and the Global Economy: Medium-term Issues and Options - A Synthesis Report
Edwin Lim, Michael Spence, and Ricardo Hausmann
CID Working Paper No. 126, June 2006

Economic Growth: Shared Beliefs, Shared Disappointments?
Ricardo Hausmann
CID Working Paper No. 125, June 2006

Global Imbalances or Bad Accounting? The Missing Dark Matter in the Wealth of Nations
Ricardo Hausmann and Federico Sturzenegger
CID Working Paper No. 124, January 2006 (Revised September 2006)

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2005

What You Export Matters
Ricardo Hausmann, Jason Hwang, and Dani Rodrik
CID Working Paper No. 123, December 2005 (Revised March 2006)

Contractionary Currency Crashes In Developing Countries
Jeffrey Frankel
CID Working Paper No. 117, February 2005

Slow Passthrough Around the World: A New Import for Developing Countries?
Jeffrey Frankel, David Parsley, and Shang-Jin Wei
CID Working Paper No. 116, February 2005

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