Lucio Castro

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In the 1990’s, Argentina became a top destination for FDI to developing countries. The geographical distribution of FDI inflows was, however, highly uneven. In parallel, the spatial allocation of public infrastructure greatly mirrored these regional disparities. What were the determinants of FDI location? What was the role of public infrastructure? This(More)
For many in Latin America, the increasing participation of China and India in international markets is seen as a looming shadow of two ‘mighty giants’ on the region’s manufacturing sector. Are they really mighty giants when it comes to their impact on manufacturing employment? This paper attempts to answer this question by estimating the effects of trade(More)
This study describes the technical and economic aspects of the repowering process for the wind farms in Bustelo and S. Xoán, situated in the municipalities of Muras (Lugo) and As Pontes de GarcThis study pays attention about near futurea Rodríguez (A Coruña), Galicia, North-Western Spain. This process was the result of a growing demand(More)
The 1990s witnessed the parallel forces of globalization and regionalization strongly at work. While seemingly contradictory, they are in fact complementary dimensions of market development. This background paper will focus on the latter, and its special dimension of regionalism; i.e., policy driven regional cooperation. Particular attention will be given(More)
This paper exploits unique features of a recently introduced tariff schedule for natural gas in Buenos Aires to estimate the short-run impact of price shocks on residential energy utilization. The schedule induces a non-linear and nonmonotonic relationship between households’ accumulated consumption and unit prices, thus generating an exogenous source of(More)
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