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Two out of the six industrial clusters supported by the National Competitiveness Program are in the services sector tourism and software. No safe harbor in ports and port services There are three active ports in Guatemala: If there are significant price distortions, increases in factor accumulation would not be as effective in promoting growth. Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala 23 Figure 4.
The channels through which education investment influences growth are, however, more controversial. There is plenty of anecdotal evidence pointing to the existence of non-price barriers in credit markets, but not enough to allow us to conclude without doubt that financing constraints are keeping formal investment low in Guatemala. These two conclusions should be qualified, though. Latin American and High Income countries With regard to internal barriers that reduce export competitiveness, there is a consensus that many of them cut across all economic sectors, although a few relate specifically to the competitiveness of services.
Nevertheless, there are some weaknesses and potential barriers to international trade in services.
Slow growth across the board Real GDP growth and structural change were low across the board. Are private returns to education high…for everybody? Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala 42 Figure After ruling out costly finance as a most binding constraint, next we analyze factors affecting the social returns to investment. Health indicators are similarly poor: There are several institutions that directly or indirectly relate to the national innovation system. Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala 70 delays.
Are there large externalities, spillovers or coordination failures? Electricity Coverage in Selected Countries Recent estimations show that only 1.
The government has said that the contract was against the public interest and rescinded it. Shallow, under-developed and poorly regulated financial markets are indeed a drag on investment, but they are not likely to be one of the guatemzla binding constraints on growth.
This is not related with location, since including a dummy guahemala rural or urban location does not change the coefficient associated with belonging to an indigenous group.
Patenting activity is very limited in Guatemala too, below what can be expected from a country of its size and level of development. Risk of expropriation 2.
Progress in the first two subsectors serves to make the underperformance of the latter two more noticeable still. Their composite governance indicators, drawn from over measures of governance covering countries in are organized along six dimensions: For the country i, the average level of productivity of the basket of its exports is: Guatemala has adjusted to both internal and external shocks and, despite the stagnation in the level of real per capita GDP, consumption has continued to increase.
Are there information externalities that account for low levels of self-discovery? Much Tearing Down the Wall: Stylized Facts of Investment in the Formal Sector Unfortunately, the Plan was temporarily shelved after falling victim to the complex political environment prevailing in Guatemala.
For many years exporters in Guatemala have been voicing complaints that the level of the exchange rate is hurting exports. It appears that investment returns from a social perspective were exceptionally high during the sixties and seventies when the economy was growing fast, collapsed during the early eighties, recovered following the transition to democracy, peaked right after the signing of the Peace Agreement, and declined again in subsequent years.
In Guatemala there are over one hundred science and technology institutions. Although existing infrastructure is serving the interests of large businesses fairly well, a substantial expansion of investment and economic activity would most definitely require increased access to more extensive road and transportation networks.
Schooling at the expense of quality of education Bratsberg and Terrell analyze the quality of education estimating the returns to schooling for guaetmala to the Yuatemala. It is worth noting that no country usually understood to be in the high-income or fast-growth class is found in this second cluster, which is made up of mostly middle- and low-income countries.
Here we consider five indicators of quality of governance: Growth and Inclusion ieja Guatemala 44 improvement in terms of human capital.
Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala 33 associated with economies where financing to the private sector is plentiful, whereas low ratios of credit to the private sector signal that financing is scarce. Specifically, in terms of international negotiations Guatemala should aim at the removal of barriers hindering the activities of Guatemalan firms operating in the services guxtemala, including unduly restrictive prudential regulations e.
This reflects the impression that governance conditions have worsened as well as the growing awareness that governance variables e. Growth and Inclusion in Guatemala 34 Figure