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economist.html (Accessed March 12, 2009) Acknowledgements: The authors would like to acknowledge the research assistance of Georgeta Dragoiu, María Claudia Pachón and Darwin Marcelo Gordillo and to thank the following colleagues for their inputs and suggestions: Daniel Benítez, Philippe Benoit, Cesar Calderón, Rodrigo Chaves, Cecilia Corvalán, Augusto de la Torre, Marianne Fay, Jose Luis Guasch, Ada Karina Izaguirre, Emmanuel A. James, William Maloney, Nick Manning, Marisela Montoliu Muñóz, Nicolas Peltier‐Thiberge, Jaime Saavedra, Tomas Serebrisky, María Angélica Sotomayor, Aiga Stokenberga, Theo David Thomas, Maria Vagliasindi, and Ariel Yepes. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank or the governments they represent. The authors are also solely responsible for any incomplete or inaccurate data....
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