Browsing by Author "Ventura, Jaume"

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  • Ventura, Jaume (2005-03-01)
    This paper integrates in a unified and tractable framework some of the key insights of the field of international trade and economic growth. It examines a sequence of theoretical models that share a common description of ...
  • Gancia, Gino; Ponzetto, Giacomo A. M.; Ventura, Jaume (2019-08-01)
    After decades of successful growth, economic unions have recently become the focus of heightened political controversy. We argue that this is partly due to the growth of trade between countries that are increasingly ...
  • Gancia, Gino; Ponzetto, Giacomo A. M.; Ventura, Jaume (Elsevier, 2020)
    After decades of successful growth, economic unions have recently become the focus of heightened political controversy. To understand why, we develop a theoretical model of the effects on trade, income distribution and ...
  • Martin, Alberto; Ventura, Jaume (2014-09-01)
    We live in a new world economy characterized by financial globalization and historically low interest rates. This paper presents a simple analytical framework that helps us understand how this new world economy works from ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2015)
    We live in a new world economy characterized by financial globalization and historically low interest rates. This paper presents a simple analytical framework that helps us understand how this new world economy works from ...
  • Santamaría, Marta; Ventura, Jaume; Yesilbayraktar, Ugur (2021-04-09)
    Are country borders still an impediment to trade flows within Europe? Using a microlevel survey with 3 million annual shipments of goods, we construct a matrix of bilateral trade for 269 European regions. Take two similar ...
  • Ventura, Jaume (2002-10-01)
    This paper presents a stylized model of international trade and asset price bubbles. Its central insight is that bubbles tend to appear and expand in countries where productivity is low relative to the rest of the world. ...
  • Kray, Aart; Ventura, Jaume (2001-01-01)
  • Kraay, Aart; Loayza, Norman; Servén, Luis; Ventura, Jaume (2000-10-01)
    Capital flows to developing countries are small and are mostly take the form of loans rather than direct foreign investment. We build a simple model of North-South capital flows that highlights the interplay between ...
  • Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2003-11-01)
    We develop a stylized model of economic growth with bubbles. In this model, changes in investor sentiment lead to the appearance and collapse of macroeconomic bubbles or pyramid schemes. We show how these bubbles mitigate ...
  • Broner, Fernando; Martin, Alberto, 1974-; Ventura, Jaume (2007-08-01)
  • Pina, Gonçalo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-01-21)
    This thesis investigates two economic policy dimensions in contemporary world economy. The first chapter focuses on the recent accumulation of international reserves by central banks in developing economies. I present ...
  • Queirós, Francisco (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-06-26)
    This thesis is composed of three independent articles. The first two chapters are on the topic of asset bubbles. In the first chapter, I study the interactions between rational asset bubbles and product market competition. ...
  • Ordeñana Rodríguez, Xavier (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015-11-18)
    This thesis presents three essays on emerging Markets, with a special emphasis in Ecuador. The thesis uses both individual level (Chapter 1) and firm level data (Chapter 2) from Ecuador. Using dynamic pseudo panels, the ...
  • Tang, Haozhou (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-12-11)
    This thesis aims to better understand the interplay between financial markets and firm dynamics. In the first chapter I study the firm-level implications of asset bubbles. I relax the no-Ponzi-game condition in a model with ...
  • Liu, Shangyu (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2020-10-16)
    This thesis explores the linkages among resource allocation, industry dynamics, and asset price bubbles in China. In the first chapter, I break the source of misallocation into four groups: uncertainty, ownership difference, ...
  • Petriconi, Silvio (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014-09-25)
    This thesis investigates the relation between information and competition in two particular settings. In the first chapter, I ask which screening and lending choices banks make if their loan offers can be observed by ...
  • Yang, Guohao (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019-09-03)
    This thesis aims to better understand China’s structural change and productivity growth in recent decades. In the first chapter, I study the impact of infrastructure, i.e, highway construction, on China’s participation in ...
  • Santamaría, Marta (Santamaría Monturiol) (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019-09-09)
    This thesis explores how different types of trade costs shape trade patterns and the distribution of economic activity across space. In the first chapter, I study how the choice of transport infrastructure after the division ...