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Perry, Guillermo

Overview
Works: 251 works in 758 publications in 3 languages and 15,216 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HC125, 336.3098
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Most widely held works by Guillermo Perry
Beyond the Washington consensus : institutions matter by Shahid Javed Burki( )

19 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile : recent policy lessons and emerging challenges by Guillermo Perry( )

17 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation 'The Chilean model has been expostulated for some time in the Latin American and Caribbean region and elsewhere because it appeared that the country, despite terrible political and economic turmoil, embodied important lessons about economic management.' Over the last 15 years, Chile has been the Latin American country with the most consistent and successful economic record. The success of Chile's economic reforms and the subsequent dramatic increase in real income are well known. To a large extent, Chile's positive fiscal outcomes have been the result of sound policies as well as sound fiscal institutions. However, there is room for improvement in the education and health sectors, and the results for Chile in terms of equality of income are not positive. Recent Policy Lessons and Emerging Challenges presents a series of papers analyzing different aspects of Chilean public policy, which cover economic and social policies as well as regulatory and governance issues. The book is broken down into three parts: the first part examines the contribution of macroeconomic policies to superior outcomes; the second part analyzes the many advances in the social sector and the remaining troublesome issues; and the third part evaluates regulatory reforms and the effects of privatization. Since no public policy model is static, further reforms are needed to maintain Chile's economic growth as well as to respond effectively to public demands. As Chile grapples with its pockets of poverty, the balance between social safety nets and the need for greater efficiency in labor markets, a rebalancing of regulatory powers, and other thorny issues, it will need to rely on its institutional experience in public policy and conflict resolution
Financial vulnerability, spillover effects, and contagion : lessons from the Asian crises for Latin America by Guillermo Perry( )

20 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Turmoil in Latin America and the Caribbean : volatility, spillovers, and contagion by Guillermo Perry( )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This report analyzes the potential contagion and spillover effects of the Argentine financial crisis to other Latin American countries. On a country by country basis, the paper assesses the importance of trade and financial linkages as crisis transmission channels between Argentina and other Latin American countries."--Jacket
Adjustments after speculative attacks in Latin America and Asia : a tale of two regions? by Guillermo Perry( )

19 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the adjustment process in the aftermath of speculative attacks against the currencies of six countries-Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
Beyond the center : decentralizing the State by Shahid Javed Burki( )

20 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The long march : a reform agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean in the next decade by Shahid Javed Burki( )

23 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detailed discussion of reforms necessary to accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty in the region. Reforms include equity market development, civil service reform, in health and education investment, labor market liberalization, and greater trade openness"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
Poverty reduction and growth : virtuous and vicious circles by Guillermo Perry( )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poverty Reduction and Growth: Virtuous and Vicious Circles is about the existence of vicious circles in Latin America and the Caribbean and about the ways and means to convert them into virtuous circles in which poverty reduction and high growth reinforce each other. Through its analysis of fresh data and the attention it pays to issues such as the persistent inequality in the region, the role played by various microdeterminants of income, and the potential existence of human capital underinvestment traps, Poverty Reduction and Growth: Virtuous and Vicious Circles should be a valuable contribution to the current regional debate on poverty and growth."--Jacket
Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1997 Trade, towards open regionalism:proceedings of a conference held in Montevideo, Uruguay by Shahid Javed Burki( )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third Annual Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) focuses on trade liberalization policy, specifically "open regionalism," a term coined to describe the fact that 1) regionalism has gone hand in hand with unilateral trade opening:statistics on tariff and non-tariff measures affecting imports show that protectionist policies have been dismantled in the major LAC countries during the last decade; 2) regionalism has gone hand in hand with a substantial liberalization of investment regimes:provisions, including national treatment provisions, in regional trading arrangements show that several LAC countries treat foreign direct investment on exactly the same footing as domestic investment; and 3) most LAC countries are willing to participate in building a hemispheric free-trade zone and have been active, pro-liberalization members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Speeches emphasized the political returns from trade integration:reciprocal lock-in, alliances created among pro-reform factions, pro-integration movements across countries, civil society integration, more-likely peaceful settlements to disputes, and general advancement of harmony in the Western Hemisphere through atmospherics, through positive incentive structures, and through cross-country coalitions. Because these positive linkages are largely implicit and not unduly burdensome, they make regional integration consistent with convergence toward global trade integration
Currency boards and external shocks : how much pain, how much gain? by W. M Corden( )

17 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China's and India's challenge to Latin America : opportunity or threat? by World Bank( )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economic successes of China and India are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. The evidence in China's and India's Challenge to Latin America indicates that certain manufacturing and service industries in some countries have been negatively affected by Chinese and Indian competition in third markets and that LAC imports from China and India have been associated with modest unemployment and adjustment costs in manufacturing industries. The book also provides substantial evidence of positive aggregate effects for LAC economies associated with China's and India's greater presence in world exports, financial flows, and innovation. Chinese and Indian growth is creating new production possibilities for LAC economies, particularly in sectors that rely on natural resources and scientific knowledge
Informality : exit and exclusion by Guillermo Perry( )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes informality in Latin America, exploring root causes and reasons for and implications of its growth. This book uses two distinct but complementary lenses. It concludes that reducing informality levels and overcoming the "culture of informality" will require actions to increase aggregate productivity in the economy
Fiscal policy, stabilization, and growth : prudence or abstinence?( )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiscal policy in Latin America has been largely designed and implemented around short-term liquidity targets whose observance was taken as the main exponent of fiscal prudence. Until recently, very little attention had been paid to the effects of fiscal policy on growth and on macroeconomic volatility over the cycle. Instead, attention focused almost exclusively on the levels of public debt and the fiscal deficit. Important issues such as the composition of public expenditures (and its effects on growth), the ability of fiscal policy to stabilize cyclical fluctuations, and the currency composition of public debt were largely neglected. As a result, fiscal policy has often contributed to lower growth and to amplify cyclical fluctuations. This volume is concerned with the conduct of fiscal policy in Latin America, and its consequences for macroeconomic stability and long-term growth. In particular, the book examines the extent of the procyclical and anti-investment biases embedded in the region's fiscal policies, their causes and macroeconomic consequences, as well as their possible solutions
Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1996 : poverty and inequality, proceedings of a conference held in Bogotá, Colombia by Shahid Javed Burki( )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report is the proceedings of the fifth Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, held on June 20-22, 1999, in Valdivia, Chile. The conference is now generally referred to as ABCD-LAC. The theme of the conference is entitled "Decentralization and Accountability of the Public Sector."
Public finances, stabilization, and structural reform in Latin America by Guillermo Perry( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Summarizes recent changes in Latin American public finances and tax structures. Primary focus on Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico. Describes impact of fiscal decentralization, privatization, and trade liberalization, as well as various types of tax reforms"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
Fiscal reform and structural change in developing countries( Book )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond lending : how multilateral banks can help developing countries manage volatility by Guillermo Perry( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving access and quality of public services in Latin America : to govern and to serve by Guillermo Perry( )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents insights from several countries in Latin America and beyond on how to organize critical sectors, such as education, roads and water, to improve quality, access and affordability. The innovative, multi-disciplinary studies in this volume discuss the outcomes of decentralization, school autonomy, participatory budgeting at the local level and other accountability mechanisms. Rich quantitative analyses are complemented and enhanced by insights from interviews and quotes from those on the front lines: politicians, bureaucrats and service providers; as well as a variety of case-studies focusing on wider political economy questions, on the intricacies of political competition and governance reform, and on public spending efficiency in countries as varied as Colombia, Peru, Chile and Uruguay. As the authors demonstrate, Latin America has much to share with the rest of the world in terms of governance and public service delivery experiments and learnings
Output Fluctuations in Latin America What Explains the Recent Slowdown? by Santiago Herrera( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May 2000 - For the period 1992-98, domestic factors explain most output variability in Latin America. However, external factors account for about 60 percent of the 1998-99 slowdown - perhaps in part because external variables were more volatile during this period, but mainly because domestic variables - real interest rates and real exchange rates - were more stable in these two years. Herrera, Perry, and Quintero explain Latin America's growth slowdown in 1998-99. To do so, they use two complementary methodologies. The first aims at determining how much of the slowdown can be explained by specific external factors: the terms of trade, international interest rates, spreads on external debt, capital flows, and climatological factors (El Niño). Using quarterly GDP data for the eight largest countries in the region, the authors estimate a dynamic panel showing that 50 - 60 percent of the slowdown was due to these external factors. The second approach allows for effects on output by some endogenous variables, such as domestic real interest rates and real exchange rates. Using monthly industrial production data, the authors estimate country-specific generalized vector autoregressions (GVAR) for the largest countries. They find that during the sample period (1992-98) output volatility is mostly associated with shocks to domestic factors, but the slowdown in the subperiod 1998-99 is explained more than 60 percent by shocks to the external factors. This paper - a product of the Economic Policy Sector Unit and the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit, Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office - is part of a larger effort to understand output fluctuations and growth in the region. The authors may be contacted at gperry@worldbank.org or nquintero@worldbank.org
Can fiscal rules help reduce macroeconomic volatility in the Latin America and Caribbean Region? by Guillermo Perry( )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debate on fiscal policy in Europe centers on how to let automatic stabilizers work while achieving fiscal consolidation. There is significant agreement on the importance of using fiscal policy as a counter-cyclical instrument, as monetary policy can no longer play this role. In contrast, most of the discussion on fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) deals just on solvency issues, largely ignoring the effects of the economic cycle. This is surprising as LAC economies are much more volatile than their European counterparts and have been generally applying pro-cyclical fiscal policies that exacerbate volatility. Some analysts and policymakers appear to think that counter-cyclical fiscal policies are a luxury that only industrial countries can indulge in or, at least, that LAC countries (with the exception of Chile) that have successfully put in place a counter-cyclical fiscal policy need to deal first with pressing adjustment and solvency issues before they attempt to reduce the highly pro-cyclical character of their fiscal policies. Perry argues that this is a major mistake because the costs of pro-cyclical fiscal policies in LAC are huge in growth and welfare terms, especially for the poor, and because pro-cyclical policies and rules tend to develop a deficit bias, thus ending up being nonsustainable and noncredible. Perry illustrates both propositions. He then examines the causes of the pro-cyclicality of fiscal policies in LAC and discusses how well-designed fiscal rules may help to deal with the political economy and credibility factors behind pro-cyclicality. He also examines conflicts between flexibility and credibility in rules, showing how a good design can both facilitate the operation of automatic stabilizers while at the same time supporting solvency goals and enhancing credibility. Perry evaluates the experience with different fiscal rules and institutions in LAC to see the extent they have helped or can help to achieve the twin goals of avoiding deficit and pro-cyclical biases. This paper is a product of the Office of the Chief Economist, Latin America and the Caribbean Region
 
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Beyond the Washington consensus : institutions matter
Alternative Names
Guillermo, Perry

Perry, Guillermo

Perry, Guillermo E.

Perry, Guillermo E. 1945-

Perry R, Guillermo

Perry R., Guillermo 1945-

Perry R., Guillermo E.

Perry R, Guillermo Eduardo

Perry R., Guillermo Eduardo 1945-

Perry R., Guillermo Eduardo (Perry Rubio)

Perry R., Guillermo Eduardo (Perry Rubio), 1945-

Perry R., Guillermo (Perry Rubio)

Perry R., Guillermo (Perry Rubio), 1945-

Perry Rubio, Guillermo

Perry Rubio, Guillermo 1945-

Perry Rubio, Guillermo Eduardo.

Rubio, Guillermo Eduardo Perry.

Rubio, Guillermo Perry

Rubio, Guillermo Perry 1945-

Languages
English (306)

Spanish (10)

German (1)

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Chile : recent policy lessons and emerging challengesFinancial vulnerability, spillover effects, and contagion : lessons from the Asian crises for Latin AmericaTurmoil in Latin America and the Caribbean : volatility, spillovers, and contagionAdjustments after speculative attacks in Latin America and Asia : a tale of two regions?Beyond the center : decentralizing the StateThe long march : a reform agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean in the next decadePoverty reduction and growth : virtuous and vicious circlesChina's and India's challenge to Latin America : opportunity or threat?