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SUBJECT: amerique du sud; anastrepha; brazil; polimorfismo; amerique latine

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This study describes two scenarios for rice: (i) continuity of sluggish long-run historical production patterns; and (ii) the development of greater production potential based on the new technology and recent production trends. Following an introduction of countries and areas involved, the second section analyzes the historical patterns of rice including consumption, production, and the ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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This study carries out a description of the main trends and features of the Israeli labor market. In the first part, a detailed discussion of the complex evolution of the Israeli population is given, along with an analysis of the behavior pattern of specific groups regarding sex, schooling, age and other relevant characteristics. The aim of this discussion is to highlight the most impor ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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In this paper an analysis of the long term adjustment of the Brazilian labor market is carried out. During the last years of the "miracle period", shortage of unskilled labor could well characterize the situation of the labor market. However, it took only a very short period of time before the news on the labor shortage waned as a result of the growth rate reduction which occurred in th ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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This monograph reports the results of an econometric investigation of the effects of export incentives on exports in Greece and Korea. The estimates cover the period from the first half of the sixties to the late seventies, when Greece -- together with Korea -- could be considered a developing country. The investigation involves estimating export supply and export demand functions from ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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The paper develops a simple general equilibrium model of the current account net of factor services. The model takes explicitly into account the relation between the real exchange rate, the trade balance, output and expenditures. The model is then estimated for the Chilean economy using quarterly data. The model was then used to make some counterfactual simulations.

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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This paper provides a general treatment of the problem of estimating the parameters of a regression model in the presence of truncation and censoring. The maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) and its covariance matrix for both the censored and truncated models are presented. Since the likelihood equations are nonlinear, solutions must be obtained by iterative methods. Four computer algorit ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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The purpose of this paper is to analyze the real exchange rate in the recent macroeconomic adjustment in Chile. It is divided into five sections. Section two presents a brief summary of conditions in 1973 on the eve of the change in Chilean policy orientation, while section three looks at the main policy reforms introduced by the military government from 1973-82. The effect of the refor ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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This paper examines the effects of external shocks on the real exchange rates of developing countries, and the appropriate policy responses to counteract these. The paper first discusses the principal external shocks that affected the developing countries in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Using a variant of a simple traded-nontraded goods model, it then shows the likely effects of such ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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This paper discusses the reasons why countries may wish to subsidize industries or to take action against foreign subsidies, considers which subsidies might be of legitimate concern to countries other than those imposing them, and sketches the principal international rules that constrain governments in the use of subsidies. Attention is focused on subsidies given by developing countries ...

SUBJECT: brazil; argentina; brazil (federal district); argentina (federal district); latin america

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