Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Valerie Cerra , and Martha Tesfaye Woldemichael
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 09 March 2017
Keywords: Trade, Unemployment, export accelerations, growth, inequality, probit, synthetic control method, Latin America and the Caribbean; globalization, Latin America and the Caribbean, globalization
This paper investigates the determinants of sustained accelerations in goods and services exports. Strong predictors of export takeoffs include domestic and structural indicators such as lower macroeconomic uncerta...