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dc.contributor.authorGiménez Esteban, Gregorioen_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-12-05en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-16T15:54:58Z-
dc.date.available2010-12-16T15:54:58Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/43399-
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyses the repercussions of the high level of criminal violence in Latin America on the economy of the countries of the region. The theoretical reflections are accompanied by an empirical study using panel data made up of sixteen countries and covering the period 1979-2001. The use of different estimation techniques -which allow the consideration of the presence of time-invariant country-specific effects and the correction of the joint endogeneity of the variables- shows that violence has had a significant negative effect on investment and economic growth.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomic analysis working papers 2007,8en_US
dc.subject.jelO40en_US
dc.subject.jelO54en_US
dc.subject.jelK14en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordviolenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordcrimeen_US
dc.subject.keywordgrowthen_US
dc.subject.keywordLatin Americaen_US
dc.subject.stwKriminalitäten_US
dc.subject.stwGewalten_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwLateinamerikaen_US
dc.titleViolence and growth in Latin Americaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn551129271en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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