• David v/s Goliat: the impact of Chinese Competition on Developing Countries 

      Alvarez Espinoza, Roberto; Claro, Sebastián (Banco Central de Chile, 2008)
      We use detailed Chilean plant-level data from 1990 to 2000 to study the impact of Chinese import competition in manufacturing industries. We study whether China’s imports have been associated with a downsizing of ...
    • Determinantes del desempeño exportador de las firmas chilenas: evidencia en la industria manufacturera 

      Alvarez Espinoza, Roberto (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2002)
      Este artículo analiza los determinantes del desempeño exportador de las firmas manufactureras chilenas en el período 1990-1996. El principal objetivo es identificar aquellos factores que influencian la permanencia de las ...
    • The impact of licenses on a “late-starter” LDC: Chile in the 1990s 

      Alvarez Espinoza, Roberto; Crespi, Gustavo; Ramos Quiñones, Joseph (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2002)
      The acquistion of technology through licenses is a potentially important means of accelerating productivity growth, especially in "late starter" developing countries in the throes of "catch up". Yet the literature has ...