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Hierarchical determinants of capital structure
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2011)
We analyze the influence of time-, firm-, industry- and country-level determinants of capital structure. First, we apply hierarchical linear modeling in order to assess the relative importance of those levels. We find that ...
DICE THROWN FROM THE BEGINNING?: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF DETERMINANTS OF FIRM LEVEL GROWTH EXPECTATIONS
(Universidad de Chile. Departamento de Economía, 2008)
Socioeconomic development, health interventions and mortality decline in Costa Rica
Costa Rica, whose life expectancy was 74 years by 1985, has reached a health level comparable to a developed country. The health achievements of this country are product of political and socioeconomic circumstances as well ...
Recent Trends in Inequality and Poverty in Developing Countries
(Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales, 2013-11)
This chapter reviews the empirical evidence on the levels and trends in income/consumption inequality and poverty in developing countries. It includes a discussion of data sources and measurement issues, evidence on the ...
Legitimacy and context: Implications for public sector reform in developing countries
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2008-08-01)
This article examines the interplay between legitimacy and context as key determinants of public sector reform outcomes. Despite the importance of variables Such as legitimacy of public institutions, levels of civic morality ...
Association of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity with neck circumference in eight Latin American countries
Abstract Background Physical activity is a cornerstone in the prevention and treatment of obesity. There are relatively few studies that explore the effect of accelerometer-determined ...
Sovereign debt default: Are countries trapped by their own default history?
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2015-12)
Why are sovereign debt defaults so persistent in some EMEs, even at relatively low levels of external debt? The empirical literature has argued that the country s record of defaults is the main determinant of the future ...
Regional determinants of exit across firms' size: evidence from a developing country
(Royal Dutch Geographical Society, 2016)