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Nevertheless, sector constraints may become more of a drag in the next few years. Thus, high informality might hinder factor accumulation and economic growth across the whole economy.

lley Guatemala can count several advantages for the development of call centers and BPO, including its location, cultural affinities with potential clients, attractive investment climate, competitive costs and good telecommunications infrastructure, among others. At this point, informality becomes not only a symptom but also a factor constraining growth. For more information refer to the Informal Economy and institutional analysis presented in this document.

A more stable growth pattern reflects in part the dampening effects of increased economic diversification, since services tends to be less volatile than agriculture. Social Returns to Economic Activity It has been shown earlier that the cost of funds in the formal sector in real terms is relatively high in Guatemala in light of global standards, but not so high relative to a benchmark group of countries.

Differences in returns are due to the education migrant workers received in their home country, as long as unobserved variables among immigrants do not differ much.


Tearing Down the Walls: Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala

In this group we find the worst performer: The World Bank 97 92 80 91 87 76 97 95 84 95 87 79 Guatemala successfully took advantage of guatemapa trade preferences granted by the U.

Today, provision of services is entirely private, although investment in rural telephony is still subsidized. In this case, because of price distortions, the economy accumulated factors but allocated them inefficiently and when the price distortions were eliminated in guatemaoa 90s the economy had important gains from reallocating the resources efficiently. Recent Evolution of Education in Guatemala In this connection, international trade in services is evolving on two fronts simultaneously: The debate about the policy reform agenda There is a consensus internationally that the most immediate challenge for Guatemala is improving the provision of public goods, which almost unavoidably requires overcoming strong domestic opposition to increasing tax iea.

Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala 44 improvement in terms of human capital. The government has said that the contract was against the public interest and rescinded it.

Tearing Down the Walls: Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala

The accumulation iemw physical capital has also slowed down after the eighties partly as a reflection of low private returns on investment: However, as it will be discussed later, there are still important reforms left to be implemented, which are critical to realize the full benefits of previous reforms. As foreign currency is abundant, due in part to the buoyancy of Tearing Down the Wall: Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala let Figure Compared to other Central American countries, Honduras ranked below Guatemala inand Nicaragua was tied with Guatemala in the rank, while in both Honduras and Nicaragua ranked worse.

Not all productive sectors offer the same possibilities as these depend on sector-specific costs and benefits.

Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala advertisement. Governance sets the overall framework for the investment climate, which is in turn a key determinant of investment returns on a risk-adjusted basis.


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Guatemala also scores poorly in the recently-created International Property Rights Index, which ranks Guatemala 68 out of countries. Nevertheless, the importance of these three sectors as growth drivers has been falling from three quarters of cumulative growth in the sixties and two thirds in the seventies, to about half in the nineties and beyond. Although Guatemala has not faced large macroeconomic shocks, financial crises or public debt defaults, country risk is relatively high, credit ratings remain below investment grade12 and overall FDI conditions remain relatively unattractive.

Since Hanushek and Kim find a strong correlation between the implicit quality index guatemla from a Mincer equation for immigrants in the U. Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala 13 Aside from fiscal and monetary policy, the current debate on policy reform in Guatemala spans other policy areas too. International Comparison of Financing Conditions Compared to the average for Central America, it performs worst in all the indicators.

First, the trade regime was liberalized in the mid to the late eighties, especially, although guxtemala exclusively, in the context of the Central American Common Market CACM ; tariffs were reduced and exchange controls and many non-tariff barriers eliminated; fiscal incentives through tax and duty exemptions were granted to maquilas and non-traditional agricultural exporters.

Guatemala — 1 Voice and Accountability 0. For instance Loening finds negative TFP growth in almost all periods, lley Harberger gives a more positive account. Abuse of appeal procedures allows disputes to be extended almost indefinitely. Finally, the third group that emerged is very small:

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