José Rutman

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We report a case of fatal primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) with Naegleria fowleri in a 13-year-old male, and review the clinical course and diagnostic autopsy findings. The boy developed the infection after swimming with relatives in the Rio Grande and in a holding tank containing water pumped from the river. The clinical and neuropathologic(More)
This paper studies the determinants of credit to firms in Argentina. We find that the cost of credit in the margin (measured by authorized overdrafts) is smaller for firms with large assets, that offer collateral, with a good credit history and with close relationships to the marginal financial institution. Parallel to this, we find that the availability of(More)
The paper provides evidence on what affects at the margin the cost and availability of bank credit for firms in Argentina. We study in particular how banks use different pieces of private and public information to screen firms and overcome informational asymmetries in the credit market. Some private information is transferable, like balance sheet data.(More)
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