A study published in 2013 by the IDB showed that high internal transport costs are a conditioning factor for exports in Latin America. They also encourage the concentration of economic activity and limit regional integration. These high internal transport costs are caused by limited investments in transportation infrastructure, the region’s challenging geography, and the type … [Read more...] about Infrastructure, Trade, and Integration: the Case of the Pacific Alliance
Danielken Molina is a Trade Economist with a PhD in Economics from University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He has over five years of experience developing and implementing applied and theoretical research on topics related to international trade. Recently, he has written academic papers analyzing the trade effects of improving a country's infrastructure, and he has also contributed on measuring the trade effects of enabling firms to have a better access to external financing.