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Publications
FEATURED BOOKS AND EDITED VOLUMES:

 

PUBLICATIONS:

WORKING PAPERS


Published

The Sustainable Development Goals, Domestic Resource Mobilization and the Poor,” CEQ Working Paper 61 (Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University), January 2017.

Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Low and Middle Income Countries,” CEQ Working Paper 54 (CEQ Institute, Tulane University), January 2017. Also published as CGD Working Paper 448, January 2017.

“Inequality Convergence: How Sensitive are Results to the Choice of Data?” Tulane University Economics Working Paper 1613, October 2016. (with Daniel Teles)

“Fiscal Policy, Inequality, and the Poor in the Developing World,” Tulane University Economics Working Paper 1612, October 2016.

“The Impact of Taxes, Transfers, and Subsidies on Inequality and Poverty in Uganda,” CEQ Working Paper 53 (Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University), November 2016. (with Jellema, Jon, Astrid Haas, and Sebastian Wolf)

“Understanding the Dynamics of Labor Income Inequality in Latin America,” Policy Research Working Paper 7795, The World Bank, August 2016. (with Carlos Rodriguez (lead author), Luis F. Lopez-Calva, and Daniel Valderrama)

“Fiscal Policy, Inequality and Poverty in Iran: Assessing the Impact and Effectiveness of Taxes and Transfers,” Tulane University Economics Working Paper 1605, August 2016. (with Ali Enami and Alireza Taqdiri) Earlier version published as “The Role of Fiscal Policy in Fighting Poverty and Reducing Inequality in Iran: An Application of the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Framework,” Economic Research Forum, No. 1020, June 2016. (with Ali Enami and Alireza Taqdiri)

“El impacto del sistema tributario y el gasto social en la distribución del ingreso y la pobreza en América Latina: Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, México, Perú y Uruguay,” CGD Working Paper 427 (Washington, DC: Center for Global Development), July 2016.

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS (* denotes peer-reviewed) 


Forthcoming

*  “Fiscal Redistribution and Ethno-racial Inequality in Bolivia, Brazil and Guatemala,” Latin American Research Review. Special Issue: Enduring and/or New Forms of Inequality in a Globalizing World, Philip Oxhorn and José R. Jouve-Martin, editors, forthcoming 2017.

“El impacto del sistema tributario y el gasto social en la distribución del ingreso y la pobreza en América Latina: Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, México, Perú y Uruguay.” El Trimestre Economico. Number 335, July-September 2017. By invitation

Published

*  “Declining Wages for College-Educated Workers in Mexico: Are Younger or Older Cohorts Hurt the Most?” Revista de Economía Mundial (World Economic Journal), No. 43, 2016. (with Raymundo Campos-Vazquez and Luis F. Lopez-Calva)

*  “Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States.” Review of Income and Wealth, 62, S22-46, 2016.  (With Sean Higgins, Whitney Ruble and Tim Smeeding)

*  “Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa.” Journal of Globalization and Development. Volume 7, Issue 1.  DOI: 10.1515/jgd-2016-0015

“Introduction to the Special Issue on Global Poverty Lines.” Journal of Economic Inequality, Volume 14, Issue 2, June 2016. (with Jacques Silber).

*  “Can a poverty-reducing and progressive tax and transfer system hurt the poor?” Journal of Development Economics 122, 63-75, 2016. (With Sean Higgins)

*  “Decomposing Changes in Male Wage Distribution in Brazil.” in Lorenzo Cappellari , Solomon W. Polachek , Konstantinos Tatsiramos (ed.). 2016. Inequality: Causes and Consequences. Research in Labor Economics, Volume 44, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. (with Otavio Bartalotti and Yang Wang)

“Appraising Cross-National Income Inequality Databases: An Introduction. Special Issue, Appraising Cross-National Income Inequality Databases Journal of Economic Inequality, volume 13, number 4, December 2015. (With Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Dan Teles)

“Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction In Latin America: The Role Of Social Spending And Taxation In Achieving Development Goals.” Development Journal – Society For International Development, Volume 57 Issue 3-4 (Double Issue), September 2015.

* “Fiscal Policy, Inequality and the Ethnic Divide in Guatemala.” World Development, Vol. 76, pp. 263–279, 2015. (with Maynor Cabrera and Hilcias Moran)

* “The Strugglers: The New Poor in Latin America?” World Development, August 2014, Volume 60, pp132-146. (Coauthor with Nancy Birdsall and Christian Meyer)

* “The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Introduction to Special Issue.” in Public Finance Review, May 2014, Volume 42, Issue 3, (Coauthor with Carola Pessino and John Scott)

* “Social Spending and Income Redistribution in Argentina in the 2000s: the Rising Role of Noncontributory Pensions.” in Public Finance Review, May 2014, Volume 42, Issue 3. (Coauthor with Carola Pessino)

* “Social Spending, Taxes, and Income Redistribution in Uruguay.” in Public Finance Review, (Co-editor with Carola Pessino and John Scott), Public Finance Review, May 2014, Volume 42, Issue 3, published online July 8, 2013. (Coauthor with Marisa Bucheli, Máximo Rossi and Florencia Amábile)

“The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Introduction to Special Issue.” in Public Finance Review, May 2014, Volume 42, Issue 3, published online November 20, 2013. (Coauthor with Carola Pessino and John Scott)

“Latin America’s Inequality Success Story: The Case of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.” Current History, Vol. 112, Issue 751, 64, February 2013. (By invitation)

* “Declining Inequality in Latin America in the 2000s: The Cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.” World Development, Vol. 44, 129-141, 2013. (Lead author with Luis F. López-Calva and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez)

“El mercado laboral, el Estado y la dinámica de la desigualdad en América Latina: Brasil, México y Uruguay.” Article prepared for Pensamiento Iberoamericano, No. 10, June 2012. (Coauthor with López-Calva, Luis Felipe)

* “Multidimensional indices of achievements and poverty: what do we gain and what do we lose? An introduction to JOEI Forum on multidimensional poverty.” Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol 9, No. 2, 227-234, June 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s10888-011-9186-z.

* “Apertura Comercial, Desigualdad y Pobreza: Reseña de los enfoques metodológicos, el estado del conocimiento y la asignatura pendiente.” El Trimestre Económico, Vol. LXXVI, No. 302, 283-328, April-June 2009. (Coauthor with Rafael E. De Hoyos)

* “Salud y desarrollo económico. El caso de Mexico.” El Trimestre Económico, Vol. LXXIV, No. 296, 793-824, October – December 2007.

* “Do We Know How Much Poverty There Is?” Oxford Development Studies, 32(4), December 2004. (Coauthor with Miguel Székely, Martín Cumpa, and José Antonio Mejía)

* “Rising Inequality in Mexico: Returns to Household Characteristics and Regional Effects.” Journal of Development Studies, 39(4), 112-33, April 2003. (Coauthor with Cesar P. Bouillon and Ariana Legovini)

* “Life is not Easy: Mexico’s Quest for Stability and Growth.” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 15(1), 85-106, Winter 2001.

“Crises and the Poor: Socially Responsible Macroeconomics.” Economía, The Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 1(1), 1-45, Fall 2000. LACEA’s Presidential Address.

* “Why Is Inequality Back on the Agenda?” in Boris Pleskovic and Joseph E. Stiglitz, eds., Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 1999, World Bank, Washington, DC, 2000. (Coauthor with Ravi Kanbur)

* “Pobreza y desigualdad: un desafío que perdura.” Revista de la CEPAL/CEPAL Review, Número extraordinario: CEPAL cincuenta años. Reflexiones sobre América Latina y el Caribe, Chile, October 1998.

* “Las reformas económicas, las políticas de estabilización y el síndrome mexicano.” Desarrollo Económico: Revista de Ciencias Sociales, 37(148), 503-31, January-March 1998. (Coauthor with Jaime Ros)

* “NAFTA: Setting the Record Straight.” The World Economy, 20(5), 605-15, August 1997.

* “Mexico in Crisis, the U.S. to the Rescue: The Financial Assistance Packages of 1982 and 1995.” UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. 2(1), Spring-Summer 1997. In Spanish: “Los Estados Unidos al rescate: la asistencia financiera a México en 1982 y 1995,” Revista de la CEPAL, No. 61, pp. 39-61, Chile, April 1997.

* La medición de la pobreza en Mexico: El origen de las discrepancias. Una nota metodológica.” El Trimestre Económico, LXIII(251), July-September 1996.

* “Prospects for Growth and the Environment In Mexico in the 1990s.” World Development, 24(2), February 1996. (Coauthor with Jaime Ros, Joost Draisma, and Adriaan Ten Kate)

* “México y la crisis del peso: Lo previsible y la sorpresa.” Comercio Exterior, 45(5), 374-82, May 1995.

* “Poverty in Mexico: The Effects of Adjusting Survey Data for Under-Reporting.” Estudios Económicos, 10(1), 3-28, January-June 1995. (Coauthor with Ann Source Mitchell)

* “Medición de la pobreza y de la desigualdad en la América Latina. El emperador no tiene ropa.” El Trimestre Económico, LXI(241), 200-16, January-March 1994.

* “El futuro de la política comercial en América Latina.” América Latina/Internacional, Vol. 1, No. 2, México, 1994.

* “The North American Free Trade Agreement: A Mexican Perspective.” SAIS Review, 12(1), 57-67, Winter-Spring, 1992.

* “La medición de la pobreza en México.” El Trimestre Económico, LIX(236), 725-50, October-December 1992.

* “Economic Crisis, Adjustment and Living Standards in Mexico: 1982-1985.” World Development, 18(10), 1325-42, 1990. In Spanish: “Crisis económica y niveles de vida en México: 1982- 1985,” Estudios Económicos, Vol. 2, No. 2, México, 1987.

* “El Plan Brady, un año después.” Comercio Exterior, 40(4), 295-302, April 1990. (Coauthor with Robert Devlin)

* “Notas y comentarios-El acuerdo firmado por México con sus bancos acreedores.” El Trimestre Económico, LVII(227), 793-804, July-September 1990.

* “México: situación económica,” Situación Latinoamericana, Vol. 1, México, 1990.

* “Magnitud e Impacto del Gasto Público en el Desarrollo Social de México.” Investigación Económica, 48(187), 85-140, 1989.

* “Terms of Trade and Class Conflict in a Computable General Equilibrium Model for Mexico.” Journal of Development Studies, 23(1), 40-59, 1986 (Coauthor with Bill Gibson and Lance Taylor). Also in: El Colegio de México, Documento de trabajo VI, Mexico, 1982. Also published in Spanish: “Términos de intercambio y conflicto de clases dentro de un modelo de equilibrio general para México,” Economía: Teoría y Práctica, No. 9, pp. 65-112, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, México, 1986.

* “Fiscal Cost and Welfare Effects of the Corn Subsidy Scheme in Mexico.” The Southwestern Review, 4(2), 59-76, Summer 1985.

* “El sistema CONASUPO.” Investigación Económica, No. 173, July-September 1985. (Couthor with Antonio Martín del Campo)

* “Un análisis de políticas de consumo alimentario en equilibrio parcial y equilibrio general.” Demografía y Economía, El Colegio de México, 18(2), 183-225, 1984. Also in: El Colegio de México, Documento de trabajo VI, México, 1983.

* “Ventajas comparativas y autosuficiencia alimentaria: Una comparación en un modelo de equilibrio general con dos especificaciones de precios.” Investigación Económica, 43(168), 45-82, 1984. (Coauthor with Bill Gibson and Lance Taylor)

* “Distribución del ingreso y consumo de alimentos: estructura, tendencias y requerimientos redistributivos a nivel nacional.” Demografía y Economía, El Colegio de Mexico, 16(2), 107-46, 1982.

* “Characteristics of Mexican Economic Growth: Empirical Testing of Some Latin American Structuralist Hypotheses.” Journal of Development Economics, 10, 1982. Also published in Portuguese: “Caracteristicas de crescimento económico Mexicano: Teste empirico de algunas hipoteses estructuralistas,” Pesquisa e Planejamento Económico, Vol. 10, No. 2, Brazil, August 1980.

* “Under-consumption in Latin American Economic Thought- Some Considerations.” Review of Radical Political Economics, 12(1), 35-43, 1980.

* “Distribución del ingreso y consumo de alimentos en México.” Demografía y Economía, El Colegio de México, 14(2), 215-46, 1980.

* “Female Employment, Occupational Status and Socioeconomic Characteristics of the Family in Mexico.” SIGNS: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 5(1), 1979 (Coauthor with Teresa Rendon). Also published in Spanish: “Condición de la actividad y posición ocupacional de la mujer y características socioeconómicas de la familia en México,” Demografía y Economía, El Colegio de México, Vol. 12, No. 1, México, 1978.

* “Distribución del ingreso y estructura del consumo y características del crecimiento industrial.” Comercio Exterior, 29(5), 535-43, 1979.

* Una crítica al modelo subconsumista de Paul Sweezy y perspectivas para su reformulación.” Demografía y Economía, El Colegio de México, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 155-168, México, 1979.

* Algunos aspectos teóricos sobre la distribución del ingreso.” Demografía y Economía, El Colegio de México, 10(3), México, 1975.

BOOKS (* denotes peer-reviewed)

 

México: Hacia la reconstrucción de una economía, Fondo de Cultura Económica., 1st Edition 1994; 2nd Edition 2002. (Translation of English version)

* Mexico: The Remaking of an Economy, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., 2nd Edition 1998 and 1st Edition 1992. Award: Outstanding Academic Book of the Year, Choice Magazine.

* Stabilization and Adjustment Policies and Programs. Country Study 7: Mexico, WIDER, Helsinki, Finland, March 1987. (Coauthor with Jaime Ros)

Distribución del ingreso y crecimiento en México: Un análisis de las ideas estructuralistas, El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico, 1981.

EDITED VOLUMES (* denotes peer-reviewed)


Forthcoming

*Lustig, Nora (editor). 2017. Commitment to Equity Handbook. A Guide to Estimating the Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty. Brookings institution press and ceq institute. Forthcoming in 2017.

Published

“Global Poverty Lines, Special Issue.” Journal of Economic Inequality, Volume 14, Issue 2, June 2016 (with Jacques Silber)

“Appraising Cross-National Income Inequality Databases, Special Issue.” Journal of Economic Inequality, volume 13, number 4, December 2015 (co-edited with Francisco H. G. Ferreira).

* Inequality and Human Development in Latin America: A Long-Run Perspective, Special Issue of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. Published online September 2015 DOI: 10.1080/19452829.2015.1082720 (co-edited with Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez) 

* The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay. Special Issue. Public Finance Review, May 2014, Volume 42, Issue 3. (Co-editor with Carola Pessino and John Scott)

Social Protection for Food Security. A Report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome, 2012 (author)

La disminución de la desigualdad La disminución de la desigualdad en América Latina: ¿Un decenio de progreso? Fondo de Cultura Económica, Translation, 2011. (Coeditor with Luis Felipe López-Calva and Chapter Author) (Translation of English version)

Crecimiento económico y equidad. El Colegio de México, 2010 (Los grandes problemas de México, Volumen IX)

* Declining Inequality in Latin America: A Decade of Progress? Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, 2010. (Coeditor with Luis Felipe López-Calva and Chapter Author)

“Poverty and Inequality in Mexico and Selected Latin American and Caribbean Countries.” Special Issue of Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, February 2009. (Coeditor with Jacques Silber)

“Does The IMF Constrain Health Spending in Poor Countries? Evidence and an Agenda for Action.” Report of the Working Group on IMF Programs and Health Spending, Center For Global Development, Washington, DC, June 2007. (Co-author)

“An Evaluation of World Bank Research, 1998 – 2005.” World Bank, Washington, DC, September 2006. (Coauthor with Abhijit Banerjee, Angus Deaton (Chair) and Ken Rogoff)

* The Microeconomics of Income Distribution Dynamics in East Asia and Latin America. Oxford University Press, Washington, DC, 2005. (Coeditor with Francois Bourguignon and Francisco Ferreira, and Chapter Author)

Comisión Mexicana de Macroeconomía y Salud. Invertir en salud para el desarrollo económicoFondo de Cultura Económica; Mexico City, 2006. (Lead author)

Shielding the Poor: Social Protection in the Developing World. The Brookings Institution and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington, DC, 2001. (Editor)

World Development Report: Attacking Poverty. Oxford University Press, The World Bank 2001. (Lead author with Ravi Kanbur)

Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for Economic Development. World Health Organization, Geneva, 2001. (As member of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health)

Social Protection for Equity and Growth. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington DC, 2000. (Lead Author)

Pobreza y desigualdad en América Latina, Tercer Mundo. S.A., Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia, 1999. (Coeditor with Mauricio Cárdenas)

* Labor Markets in Latin America: Combining Social Protection with Market Flexibility. The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1997. (Coeditor with Sebastian Edwards)

* Coming Together? Mexico-U.S. Relations. The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1997. (Coeditor with Barry Bosworth and Susan Collins).

* Coping with Austerity. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America. The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1995. (Editor and Chapter Author)

* México: Auge, crisis y ajuste, Vols. I, II, III; Fondo de Cultura Económica, Cd. de México, México, 1993. (Coeditor with Carlos Bazdresch, Nisso Bucay and Soledad Loaeza)

* North American Free Trade: Assessing the Impact, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1992. (Coeditor with Barry Bosworth and Robert Lawrence). In Spanish: El impacto del libre comercio en América del Norte, CIDE, México, June 1993.

Liberalización Comercial e Integración Regional: de NAFTA a MERCOSUR, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), GEL, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1992. (Coeditor with Roberto Bouzas)

Panorama y Perspectivas de la Economía Mexicana, El Colegio de México, México, 1980. (Editor)

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS (* denotes peer-reviewed)


Forthcoming

Lustig, Nora. 2017. “The Sustainable Development Goals, Domestic Resource Mobilization and the Poor.” Chapter in Jose Antonio Ocampo and Joseph Stiglitz, editors. Welfare and Inequality, Columbia University Press, New York.

“Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Latin America: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.” In Contemporary Issues in Development Economics, edited by Timothy Besley, 11-18. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. 2016.

“Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay: An Overview.” in Tulia G. Falleti and Emilio Parrado, Latin America Since the Left Turn, University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, PA. Forthcoming 2017. (with Claudiney Pereira)

“Gasto social, redistribución del ingreso y reducción de la pobreza en México: evolución y comparación con Argentina, Brasil y Uruguay.” In Rodolfo de la Torre, Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia e Isidro Soloaga. (Eds.).  Política social y bienestar: México desde el año 2000. CIDE-FCE. México DF.  (forthcoming). (Coauthor with Luis F. Lopez-Calva, John Scott, and Andres Castañeda)

Published

“Deconstructing the Decline in Inequality in Latin America.” Basu, Kaushik and Joseph Stiglitz. Inequality and Growth: Patterns and Policy: Volume II: Regions and Regularities. Chapter 7. 2016 (first author, with Luis F. Lopez-Calva and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez)

“A Long- Term Perspective on Inequality and Human Development in Latin America.” Introduction to Special Issue of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. Published online September 2015 16:3, 319-323 DOI: 10.1080/19452829.2015.1082720 (co-author with Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez)

“The Redistributive Impact of Government Spending on Education and Health: Evidence from 13 Developing Countries in the Commitment to Equity Project.” Chapter 16 in Gupta, Sanjeev, Michael Keen, Benedict Clements and Ruud de Mooij, editors, Inequality and Fiscal Policy, Washington: International Monetary Fund, 2015.

“Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Emerging Economies.” in Chapter 7 in In it Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All. OECD Publishing. May 2015.

“Inequality, Mobility and Middle Classes in Latin America”, in: Dayton-Johnson, J. Latin America’s Emerging Middle Class. Palgrave McMillan, 2015 (with Joao Pedro Azevedo, Luis F. Lopez-Calva and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez)

* “Crisis, Exchange Rate Management and Inequality: Lessons from Latin America,” Chapter 8 in Managing the Middle-Income Transition. Challenges Facing the People’s Republic of China, Juzhong Zhuang, Paul Vandenberg and Yiping Huang, eds., Oxford University Press, 2015. (Coauthor with Jaime Ros)

* “Scholars Who Became Practitioners: the Influence of Research on the Design, Evaluation and Political Survival of Mexico’s Anti-Poverty Program,” Chapter in Mariano E. Bertucci and Abraham F. Lowenthal, eds., Building Bridges: Scholars, Policymakers and International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, 2014.

“Deconstructing the Decline in Inequality in Latin America,” Chapter in Latin American Development in an Age of Globalization: Essays in Honor of Enrique V. Iglesias, Robert Devlin, Jose Luis Machinea, and Oscar Echeverria, eds., 2014. (Coauthor with Luis F. Lopez-Calva and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez)

“Los determinantes de la disminución de la desigualdad en América Latina,” in Devlin, Robert, Oscar A. Echeverría and José Luis Machinea, editors, América Latina en una era de globalización. Ensayos en honor de Enrique V. Iglesias, Edición Cero, CAF, Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina, 2014. (lead author with Luis F. López-Calva and Eduardo Ortíz Juárez)

“Commitment to equity: a diagnostic framework to assess government’s fiscal policy,” Chapter 10 in Kanbur, Ravi, Changyong Rhee, and Juzhong Zhuang Inequality in Asia and the Pacific. Trends, Drivers and Policy Implications, Asian Development Bank and Routledge, 2014. (Lead author with Sean Higgins)

* “The Rise and Fall of Income Inequality in Mexico, 1989–2010,” Chapter 7 in Giovanni Andrea Cornia, ed., Falling Inequality in Latin America: Policy Changes and Lesssons, WIDER Studies in Development Economics, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, January 2014. (Coauthor with Raymundo Campos and Gerardo Esquivel)

“Latin America’s Inequality Success Story,” Chapter in Inequality on the Rise, A Current History Anthology, Philadelphia, PA, Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, 2013.

“Markets, the State and the Dynamics of Inequality in Latin America: Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay,” Chapter 1 in Hari B. Dulal, ed., Poverty Reduction in a Changing Climate, Lexington Books, Maryland, February 2013. (Coauthor with Luis Felipe López-Calva)

“Desigualdad y pobreza en América Latina,” in Martín Puchet Anyul, Mariano Rojas, Rodrigo Salazar, Giovanna Valenti, and Francisco Valdés Ugalde (Eds.) América Latina en los Albores del Siglo XXI: 1. Aspectos Económicos, FLASCO-México, November 2012.

“Markets, the State and Inclusive Growth in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru,” in China Development Research Foundation. China: Income Distribution During Transition Period, China Development Press, July 2012.

* “Declining Inequality in Latin America: Some Economics, Some Politics,” Chapter in Peter Kingstone and Deborah Yashar, eds., Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics, 2012. (Coauthor with Nancy Birdsall and Darryl McLeod)

“Crecimiento Económico y Equidad,” in Jean-François Prud’homme and Manuel Ordorica, eds., Economía, Vol. 3 of the collection Los grandes problemas de México. Abbreviated Version, 4 vols., México, El Colegio de México, 2012.

“Impuestos, Transferencias, Desigualdad y Pobreza en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, México y Perú: Una Síntesis de Resultados,” Perspectivas sobre el Desarrollo: Hacia un mejor Estado en América Latina. Fernando Álvarez and Pablo Sanguinetti (eds.). Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF), Vol. 10, 2012.

* “The Rise and Fall of Income Inequality in Latin America,” Chapter 28 in Jose Antonio Ocampo and Jaime Ros, eds., Oxford Handbook of Latin American Economics, Oxford University Press, August 2011. (Coauthor with Leonardo Gasparini)

* “Explaining the Decline in Inequality in Latin America: Technological Change, Educational Upgrading and Democracy,” Chapter 1 in Luis Felipe López-Calva and Nora Lustig, eds., Declining Inequality in Latin America: A Decade of Progress?, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, 2010. (Coauthor with Luis Felipe López-Calva)

* “Mexico: A Decade of Falling Inequality: Market Forces or State Action?,” Chapter 6 in Luis Felipe López-Calva and Nora Lustig, eds.,Declining Inequality in Latin America: A Decade of Progress?, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, 2010. (Coauthor with Gerado Esquivel and John Scott)

“El impacto de 25 años de reformas sobre la pobreza y la desigualdad,” in Nora Lustig, ed., Crecimiento económico y equidad, El Colegio de México, Mexico City, 2010.

The MDG’s as a Policy Tool: the Challenges Ahead,” in John Cockburn and Martin Valdivia, eds., Reaching the MDGs: An International Perspective – Proceedings from a Researcher-Stakeholder Forum, Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network, 2008.

“La sociedad civil y las estrategias de desarrollo en el logro de los Objetivos del Milenio,” in Bernardo Klicksberg and Nora Blaistein, eds., Por un mundo mejor. El rol de la sociedad civil en la inclusión social y los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio, Tomo I, Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional, AMIA y PNUD, November 2007.

“América Latina: la Desigualdad y su Disfuncionalidad,” in Visiones sobre el Desarrollo en América Latina, Fundación CIDOB and la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe de las Naciones Unidas, 2007.

“Investing in Health for Economic Development: The Case of Mexico,” in George Mavrotas and Anthony Shorrocks, eds., Advancing Development – Core Themes in Global Economics, Palgrave Macmillan in association with the United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2007.

* “Can Education Explain Changes in Income Inequality in Mexico?” in Francois Bourguignon, Francisco Ferreira and Nora Lustig, eds., The Microeconomics of Income Distribution Dynamics, World Bank and Oxford University Press, Washington, D.C., 2005. (Coauthor with Arianna Legovini and César Bouillón)

* “Social Protection and Inclusive Trade: Strengthening the Sources of Convergence within FTAA,” in Antoni Estevadeordal, Dani Rodrik, Alan M. Taylor, and Andrés Velasco, eds., Integrating the Americas, FTAA and Beyond, Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center Series on Latin American Studies, 2004. (Coauthor with Luis Felipe López-Calva)

“La evolución de la pobreza y la desigualdad: 1992-2000,” in Pablo Ruiz Nápoles and Fernando Serrano Migallón, eds., Enseñanza y Reflexión Económicas, Homenaje a Carlos Roces, UNAM, México, 2004. (Coauthor with Luis Felipe López-Calva)

“La doble causalidad entre la reducción de la pobreza y el crecimiento económico: aspectos teóricos, resultados empíricos y el caso de México,” in 25 años de Desarrollo Social, Banamex, México, 2004. (Coauthor with Omar Arias and Jamele Rigolini)

“Crecimiento económico y reducción de la pobreza,” in Julio Boltvinik and Araceli Damián, eds., La pobreza en México y el mundo. Realidades y desafíos, Siglo XXI editors, México, 2004. (Coauthor with Omar Arias y Jamele Rigolini)

“Macroeconomía con responsabilidad social,” in Fernando Solana, ed., América Latina XXI: ¿Avanzará o Retrocederá la Pobreza?. Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2002.

* “Mexico: Trade and Financial Liberalization with Volatile Capitals Inflows: Macroeconomic Consequences and Social Impacts during the 1990’s,” in Lance Taylor, ed., External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy, Oxford University Press, Inc., New York, 2001. (Coauthor with Jaime Ros)

“Economic Crises and the Poor,” in Social Protection for Equity and Growth, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington, DC, 2000.

“The United States and the Social Challenge in Latin America: the New Agenda Needs New Instruments,” in Albert Fishlow and James Jones, eds., The United States and the Americas: A Twenty-First-Century View, W.W. Norton and Co., New York, 1999. (Coauthor with Nancy Birdsall and Lesley O’Connell)

* “Economic Policy and Labor Market Dynamics,” in Nancy Birdsall, Richard Sabot, and Carol Graham, eds., Beyond Trade Offs: Market Reform and Equitable Growth in Latin America, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1998. (Coauthor with René Cortazar and Richard Sabot)

* “Minimum Wages and Poverty in Developing Countries: Some Empirical Evidence,” in Labor Markets in Latin America: Combining Social Protection with Market Flexibility, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1997. (Coauthor with Darryl McLeod)

“Failing to Take Off: Mexico´s Economic Saga,” in Toru Yanagihara and Susumu Sambommatsu, eds., East Asian Development Experience: Economic System Approach and Its Applicability, Institute of Developing Economies, Tokyo, Japan, 1997.

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“México, reforma económica y globalización,” in Estrategias económicas para el nuevo milenio: Globalización con justicia, Fundación Colosio, 1997.

* “Mexico: Social Spending and Food Subsidies During Adjustment in the 1980s,” in Nora Lustig, ed., Coping with Austerity, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1995. (Coauthor with Santiago Friedmann and Arianna Legovini)

“Crisis de la deuda, crecimiento y desarrollo social en América Latina durante los años ochenta,” in José Luis Reyna, ed., América Latina a fines de siglo, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1995.

“Equidad y crecimiento en México,” in Hacia una nueva estrategia de desarrollo para América Latina, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington, DC, 1995.

“Solidarity as a Strategy of Poverty Alleviation,” in Wayne A. Cornelius, Ann L. Craig, and Jonathan Fox, eds., Transforming State-Society Relations in Mexico: The National Solidarity Strategy, pp. 79-96, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, 1994.

“The Future of Trade Policy in Latin America,” in Sidney Weintraub, ed., Integrating the Americas: Shaping the Future in Trade Policy, pp. 17-43, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, 1994. (Coauthor with C.A. Primo Braga)

“NAFTA: Potential Impact on Mexico’s Economy and Beyond,” in Roberto Bouzas and Jaime Ros, eds., Economic Integration in the Western Hemisphere, University of Notre Dame Press, 1994.

“Equity and Development,” in Osvaldo Sunkel, ed., Development From Within: Toward a Neostructuralist Approach for Latin America, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, Colorado, 1993.

* “Mexico,” in Lance Taylor, ed., The Rocky Road to Reform: Adjustment, Income Distribution and Growth in the Developing World, MIT Press, 1993. (Coauthor with Jaime Ros)

“Políticas de estabilización, nivel de actividad, salarios reales y empleo (1982-1988),” in Jaime Ros, ed., La edad de plomo del desarrollo Latino Americano, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1993.

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“Equity and Growth in Mexico,” in Simón Teitel, ed., Towards a New Development Strategy for Latin America: Pathways from Hirschman’s Thought, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington, DC, 1992. In Spanish: “Equidad y desarrollo,” in O. Sunkel, ed., El desarrollo desde dentro: Un enfoque neoestructuralista para la América Latina, Fondo de Cultura Económica, México, 1991.

“El Pacto de Solidaridad Económica: Heterodoxia puesta en marcha,” in Elecciones y política económica en América Latina, Grupo Editorial Norma, 1991.

“Poverty and Income Distribution in Latin America in the 1980´s: selected evidence and policy alternatives,” in The Americas in a New World: The 1990 report of the Inter-American Dialogue, The Aspen Institute, 1990.

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* “Mexican Food Consumption Policies in a Structuralist CGE Model,” in Socially Relevant Policy Analysis-Structuralist Computable General Equilibrium Models for the Developing World, MIT Press, 1990.

“From Structuralism to Neostructuralism: The Search for a Heterodox Paradigm,” in Patricio Meller, ed., The Latin American Development Debate, Westview Press, 1988. In Spanish: “Del estructuralismo al neo-estructuralismo: la búsqueda de un paradigma heterodoxo,” Colección Estudios CIEPLAN, No. 23, Chile, 1988.

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* “Distribution of Income, Food Consumption and Alternative Policy Options,” Chapter 14 in Pedro Aspe and Paul Sigmund, eds., The Political Economy of Income Distribution in Mexico, Holmes y Meier, 1984.

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“Sistema Alimentario Mexicano: Antecedentes, Características, Estrategias y Efectos,” Ensayos, Banco de México, Vol. 3, Section 2, México, 1982. (Coauthor with Rosario Pérez)

“La investigación económica y el enfoque por áreas. Los casos de la política monetaria y de la distribución del ingreso y el crecimiento,” Ciencias Sociales en México, El Colegio de México, México, 1979. (Coauthor with Alain Ize).

BOOK REVIEWS

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, Book Review for Feminist Economics, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2013: pp. 137-141.

Stephan Klasen and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann, Eds. Poverty, Inequality and Policy in Latin America, Book Review for Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 11, No. 3., May 2013: 417-420.

Ramón Eduardo Ruiz, Mexico: Why a Few are Rich and the People Poor, Book Review in Bulletin of Latin America Research (BLAR), Vol 31, No. 2, April 2012: pp 254-256.

Santiago Levy, Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes, Book Review for Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 58, No. 4, July 2010: pp 820-23.

Andrés Oppenheimer, Bordering on Chaos: Guerrillas, Stockbrokers, Politicians, and Mexico’s Road to Prosperity, in The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 1996.

Robert E. Looney, Economic Policymaking in Mexico: Factors Underlying the 1982 Crisis, in Journal of Economic Literature, 1986.

“Seis versiones sobre las causas de la crisis mexicana de 1982: Barker y Brailovsky (1983), Bazdresch (1983), García A. y Serra P. (1984), Ize y Ortiz (1985), Ros (1986) y Taylor (1985),” El Trimestre Económico, No. 224, Mexico, 1989

Michael Bleaney, Underconsumption Theories: A History and Critical Analysis, in International Publishers, 1978.

TESTIMONIES

“NAFTA: Effects on Workers,” Testimony prepared before the Committee of Labor and Human Resources of the US Senate, Washington, DC, October 13, 1993.

“Capital Flight and Capital Repatriation: The Case of Mexico,” Testimony prepared before the Subcommittee on Deficits, Debt Management and International Debt, Committee on Finance of the US Senate, Washington, DC, June 12, 1991.

“Agreement Signed by Mexico and its Commercial Banks,” Testimony prepared before the Subcommittee of International Development, Finance, Trade and Monetary Policy, US Congressional Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC, February 7, 1990. Published in Spanish: “Notas y comentarios – El Acuerdo Firmado por México con sus Bancos Acreedores,” in El Trimestre Económico, Vol. LVII (3), No. 227, July-September 1990

 

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