Eduardo Borensztein

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Regional Economic Advisor for the Southern Cone

1300 New York Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20577

United States

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A Panic-Prone Pack? The Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 564, IMF Working Paper No. 00/198
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Feb 2001
Eduardo Borensztein and Gaston Gelos
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund
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Mutual Funds, Contagion, Emerging Markets, Foreign Portfolio Investment, Herding, Financial Crises

A Panic-Prone Pack? The Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

IMF Working Paper No. 00/198
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Eduardo Borensztein and Gaston Gelos
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund
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Emerging markets, Stock markets, Investment, Financial crisis

A Panic-Prone Pack? The Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

Posted: 20 Sep 2002
Eduardo Borensztein and Gaston Gelos
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund

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How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?

NBER Working Paper No. w5057
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2002
Eduardo Borensztein, Jose de Gregorio and Jong-Wha Lee
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Central Bank of Chile and Korea University
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How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?

IMF Working Paper No. 94/110
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein, Jose de Gregorio and Jong-Wha Lee
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Central Bank of Chile and Korea University
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The Pros and Cons of Full Dollarization

IMF Working Paper No. 00/50
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Eduardo Borensztein and Andrew Berg
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division
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dollarization, exchange rate regimes, currency crises, monetary union

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Debt Overhang, Debt Reduction and Investment: The Case of the Philippines

IMF Working Paper No. 90/77
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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The Macroeconomic Determinants of Commodity Prices

IMF Working Paper No. 94/9
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Carmen M. Reinhart
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
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Assessing Early Warning Systems: How Have They Worked in Practice?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/52
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Andrew Berg, Eduardo Borensztein and Catherine A. Pattillo
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Currency crises, vulnerability indicators, crisis prediction, forecasting accuracy, balance of payments crisis

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The Costs of Sovereign Default

IMF Working Paper No. 08/238
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Eduardo Borensztein and Ugo Panizza
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
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Sovereign debt, Public debt, External debt, Financial risk, Financial crisis, Political economy, International trade, Bankruptcy

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Sovereign Ceilings 'Lite'? The Impact of Sovereign Ratings on Corporate Ratings in Emerging Market Economies

IMF Working Paper No. 07/75
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Eduardo Borensztein, Kevin Cowan and Patricio Valenzuela
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Central Bank of Chile and University of Chile
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Debt Overhang, Credit Rationing and Investment

IMF Working Paper No. 89/74
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Debt Sustainability Under Catastrophic Risk: The Case for Government Budget Insurance

IMF Working Paper No. 08/44
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Eduardo Borensztein, Eduardo A. Cavallo and Patricio Valenzuela
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and University of Chile
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Insurance, Belize, Public finance, Debt

Debt Sustainability Under Catastrophic Risk: The Case for Government Budget Insurance

IDB Working Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo A. Cavallo, Patricio Valenzuela and Eduardo Borensztein
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department, University of Chile and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Debt Sustainability Under Catastrophic Risk: The Case for Government Budget Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 273-294, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Eduardo Borensztein, Eduardo A. Cavallo and Patricio Valenzuela
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and University of Chile
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Financial Crisis and Credit Crunch in Korea: Evidence from Firm-Level Data

IMF Working Paper No. 00/25
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Jong-Wha Lee
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Korea University
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Korea, credit crunch, financial crisis

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Credit Allocation and Financial Crisis in Korea

IMF Working Paper No. 99/20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Jong-Wha Lee
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Korea University
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Credit Allocation, Financial Crisis, Financial Markets

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Monetary Independence in Emerging Markets: Does the Exchange Rate Regime Make a Difference?

IMF Working Paper No. 01/1
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Jun 2001
Eduardo Borensztein, Jeromin Zettelmeyer and Thomas Philippon
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Monetary policy, exchange rate regime, interest rates, risk premium

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Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters

IMF Working Paper No. 09/229
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Damiano Sandri, Eduardo Borensztein and Olivier Jeanne
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Cross country analysis, Developing countries, Economic models, Export earnings, Export markets, Financial instruments, Financial risk, Hedge funds, International trade, Risk management

Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters

NBER Working Paper No. w15452
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
Eduardo Borensztein, Olivier Jeanne and Damiano Sandri
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7513
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Eduardo Borensztein, Olivier Jeanne and Damiano Sandri
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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commodity exports, default, futures, hedging, international reserves, options, precautionary savings

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Savings, Investment, and Growth in Eastern Europe

IMF Working Paper No. 91/61
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Peter J. Montiel
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Williams College - Department of Economics
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Asian Financial Integration: Trends and Interruptions

IMF Working Paper No. 11/4
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Prakash Loungani and Eduardo Borensztein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Asian Financial Integration: Trends and Interruptions

IMF Working Paper No. 11/4
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Eduardo Borensztein and Prakash Loungani
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Asia, Bond markets, Cross country analysis, Economic integration, Financial crisis, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Investment

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Do Sovereign Defaults Hurt Exporters?

IADB Working Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Ugo Panizza
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics
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Sovereign Debt, Default, International Trade, Difference in Difference, Exports

Do Sovereign Defaults Hurt Exporters?

IDB Working Paper No. 460
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo Borensztein and Ugo Panizza
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics
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The Choice of Exchange Rate Regime and Monetary Target in Highly Dollarized Economies

IMF Working Paper No. 00/29
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Andrew Berg and Eduardo Borensztein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Dollarization, currency substitution, exchange rates, financial programming, money demand

The Choice of Exchange Rate Regime and Monetary Target in Highly Dollarized Economies

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 285-324, November 2000
Posted: 19 May 2004
Andrew Berg and Eduardo Borensztein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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Dollarization, currency substitution, exchange rates, financial programming, money demand

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Proposals for Privatization in Eastern Europe

IMF Working Paper No. 91/36
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Options on Foreign Exchange and Exchange Rate Expectations

IMF Working Paper No. 87/13
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Foreign Borrowing and Export Promotion Policies

IMF Working Paper No. 89/16
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Atish R. Ghosh
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department
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Debt Instruments and Policies in the New Millennium: New Markets and New Opportunities

IDB Working Paper No. 465
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Eduardo Borensztein, Barry Eichengreen and Ugo Panizza
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), University of California, Berkeley and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics
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Valuing Interest Payment Guarantees on Developing Country Debt

IMF Working Paper No. 90/18
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and George Pennacchi
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and University of Illinois
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Integrated Template for Debt Sustainability Analysis: Version 2.0, Instruction Manual, Revised Version

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-TN-576
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America

IMF Working Paper No. 02/211
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Andrew Berg, Eduardo Borensztein and Paolo Mauro
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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exchange rate regimes, currency union, dollarization

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Stabilization and Structural Reform in Czechoslovakia: An Assessment of the First Stage

IMF Working Paper No. 92/2
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Bijan Aghevli, Eduardo Borensztein and Tessa van der Willigen
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Debt and Conditionality Under Endogenous Terms of Trade Adjustment

IMF Working Paper No. 88/38
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Debt and Conditionality Under Endogenous Terms of Trade Adjustment

NBER Working Paper No. w2582
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Joshua Aizenman and Eduardo Borensztein
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Economic Reform and Structural Adjustment in East European Industry

IMF Working Paper No. 94/80
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Jonathan D. Ostry
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Corporate Debt Overhang and Investment: Firm-Level Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8553
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Eduardo Borensztein and Lei Sandy Ye
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and World Bank
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Economic Growth, Access to Finance, Construction Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, General Manufacturing, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Mining & Extractive Industry (Non-Energy)

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Strategic Investment in a Debt Bargaining Framework

IMF Working Paper No. 89/55
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Strategic Investment in a Debt Bargaining Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w3019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2021
Joshua Aizenman and Eduardo Borensztein
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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The Welfare Gains from Macro-Insurance Against Natural Disasters

NBER Working Paper No. w21674
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
Eduardo Borensztein, Eduardo A. Cavallo and Olivier Jeanne
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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The Welfare Gains from Macro-Insurance Against Natural Disasters

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10915
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Eduardo Borensztein, Eduardo A. Cavallo and Olivier Jeanne
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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CAT bonds, insurance, natural disaster

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Leaders and Followers: Emerging Market Fund Behavior During Tranquil and Turbulent Times

Posted: 10 Jan 2003
Eduardo Borensztein and Gaston Gelos
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund

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Emerging markets, crises, contagion, investor behavior

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The Evolution of Output in Transition Economies: Explaining the Differences

IMF Working Paper 99/73, Conference Paper, The Nobel Symposium in Economics - The Economics of Transition, Stockholm, September 1999
Posted: 09 Nov 1999
Andrew Berg, Eduardo Borensztein, Ratna Sahay and Jeromin Zettelmeyer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics

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transition economies, growth, output decline, recovery, structural reforms