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Chong, Alberto - Economist


Professional profile:

Guillermo Vuletin is a Lead Economist in the Research Department at the Inter-American Development Bank. He is also a Non-resident Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution (click here to visit his Brookings web page) and a Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is also an Associate Editor of Economia, Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA). He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland in 2007, and an undergraduate degree and a MA in Economics from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, in Argentina. Prior to joining the IDB, he was a Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution. His research focuses on fiscal and monetary policies with a particular interest in macroeconomic policy in emerging and developing countries. His work has been published in Journal of Monetary Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, and Journal of Development Economics, as well as in other journals. His research has been featured in the press, including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and The Washington Post.

Publications:

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WP-684 Working Papers Education and Democratic Preferences Chong, Alberto
Gradstein, Mark
Jun, 2009
WP-668 Working Papers Do Welfare Programs Damage Interpersonal Trust? Experimental Evidence from Representative Samples for Four Latin American Cities Chong, Alberto
Ríos, Vanessa
Ñopo, Hugo
Jan, 2009
WP-651 Working Papers Television and Divorce: Evidence from Brazilian Novelas Chong, Alberto
La Ferrara, Eliana
Jan, 2009
WP-635 Working Papers To What Extent do Latin Americans Trust and Cooperate? Field Experiments on Social Exclusion In Six Latin American Countries Chong, Alberto
Cardenas, Juan Camilo
Ñopo, Hugo
Apr, 2008
WP-634 Working Papers Stated Social Behavior and Revealed Actions: Evidence from Six Latin American Countries Using Representative Samples Chong, Alberto
Cardenas, Juan Camilo
Ñopo, Hugo
May, 2008
WP-633 Working Papers Soap Operas and Fertility: Evidence from Brazil Duryea, Suzanne
Chong, Alberto
La Ferrara, Eliana
Jun, 2008
WP-628 Working Papers Who Needs Strong Leaders? Chong, Alberto
Gradstein, Mark
Jan, 2008
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Research Projects:

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Corporate Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean Finance Chong, Alberto
Lopez-de-Silanes, F.
Jun, 2003 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Costs and Benefits of Privatization in Latin America Government and Democracy Chong, Alberto
Lopez-de-Silanes, F.
Nov, 2000 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Discrimination and Economic Outcomes Microeconomics Chong, Alberto
Ñopo, Hugo
Oct, 2005 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Does Society Win or Lose as a Result of Privatization? Provision of Public Services and Welfare of the Poor Government and Democracy Duryea, Suzanne
Chong, Alberto
La Ferrara, Eliana
Jun, 2005 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Societal Empowerment Poverty Reduction and Labor Chong, Alberto
Galiani, Sebastian
Jan, 2009 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
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