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Leonardo Iacovone

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First Name:Leonardo
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Terminal Degree:2008 Department of Economics; Sussex Business School; University of Sussex (from RePEc Genealogy)

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(50%) World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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RePEc:edi:wrldbus (more details at EDIRC)

(35%) Hertie School

Berlin, Germany
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(10%) Economics Research
World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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(5%) Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

New Haven, Connecticut (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Nicholas Bloom & Leonardo Iacovone & Mariana Pereira-Lopez & John Van Reenen, 2022. "Management and Misallocation in Mexico," NBER Working Papers 29717, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Cirera,Xavier & Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose & Davies,Elwyn Adriaan Robin & Grover,Arti Goswami & Iacovone,Leonardo & Lopez Cordova,Jose Ernesto & Medvedev,Denis & Maduko,Franklin Okechukwu & Nayyar,Gau, 2021. "Policies to Support Businesses through the COVID-19 Shock : A Firm-Level Perspective," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9506, The World Bank.
  3. Torres,Jesica & Maduko,Franklin Okechukwu & Gaddis,Isis & Iacovone,Leonardo & Beegle,Kathleen G., 2021. "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women-Led Businesses," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9817, The World Bank.
  4. Cirera,Xavier & Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose & Grover,Arti Goswami & Iacovone,Leonardo & Medvedev,Denis & Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz & Reyes,Santiago, 2021. "Firm Recovery during COVID-19 : Six Stylized Facts," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9810, The World Bank.
  5. Apedo Amah,Marie Christine & Avdiu,Besart & Cirera,Xavier & Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose & Davies,Elwyn Adriaan Robin & Grover,Arti Goswami & Iacovone,Leonardo & Kilinc,Umut & Medvedev,Denis & Maduko,Fr, 2020. "Unmasking the Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses : Firm Level Evidence from Across the World," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9434, The World Bank.
  6. Anderson, Stephen J. & Iacovone, Leonardo & Kankanhalli, Shreya & Narayanan, Sridhar, 2020. "Modernizing Retailers in an Emerging Market: Investigating Externally-Focused and Internally-Focused Approaches," Research Papers 3920, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.
  7. Emilia Cucagna & Leonardo Iacovone & Eliana Rubiano-Matulevich, 2020. "Women Entrepreneurs in Mexico," World Bank Publications - Reports 34697, The World Bank Group.
  8. Grover,Arti Goswami & Iacovone,Leonardo & Chakraborty,Pavel, 2020. "Spatial Gaps in Management Quality : Evidence from a Lagging Region in Croatia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9213, The World Bank.
  9. Iacovone,Leonardo & Mckenzie,David J., 2019. "Shortening Supply Chains : Experimental Evidence from Fruit and Vegetable Vendors in Bogota," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8977, The World Bank.
  10. Grover,Arti Goswami & Iacovone,Leonardo & Chakraborty,Pavel, 2019. "Management Practices in Croatia : Drivers and Consequences for Firm Performance," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9067, The World Bank.
  11. Iacovone,Leonardo & Maloney,William F. & Mckenzie,David J., 2019. "Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting : Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8854, The World Bank.
  12. Iacovone,Leonardo & Maloney,William F. & Tsivanidis,Nick, 2019. "Family Firms and Contractual Institutions," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8803, The World Bank.
  13. Leonardo Iacovone & William Maloney & David McKenzie, 2019. "Improving Management in Colombian Firms Through Individual and Group Consulting," World Bank Publications - Reports 31843, The World Bank Group.
  14. Cali,Massimiliano & Cantore,Nicola & Iacovone,Leonardo & Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz & Presidente,Giorgio, 2019. "Too Much Energy : The Perverse Effect of Low Fuel Prices on Firms," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9039, The World Bank.
  15. Francisco Campos & Michael Frese & Markus Goldstein & Leonardo Iacovone & Hillary Johnson & David McKenzie & Mona Mensmann, 2018. "Personal Initiative Training Leads to Remarkable Growth of Women-Owned Small Businesses in Togo," World Bank Publications - Reports 29168, The World Bank Group.
  16. Iacovone,Leonardo & Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz & Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias, 2016. "ICT use, competitive pressures and firm performance in Mexico," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7629, The World Bank.
  17. Montenegro Calderon,Gabriela & Iacovone,Leonardo & Juarez,Laura, 2016. "Opportunity versus necessity : understanding the heterogeneity of female micro-entrepreneurs," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7636, The World Bank.
  18. Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose & Bussolo,Maurizio & Iacovone,Leonardo, 2016. "Organizing knowledge to compete : impacts of capacity building programs on firm organization," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7640, The World Bank.
  19. Iacovone,Leonardo & Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz & Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias & Iacovone,Leonardo & Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz & Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias, 2016. "Competition makes IT better : evidence on when firms use it more effectively," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7638, The World Bank.
  20. Iacovone,Leonardo & Sanchez Bayardo,Luis Fernando & Sharma,Siddharth, 2015. "Regional productivity convergence in Peru," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7499, The World Bank.
  21. Beata Javorcik & Peter Neary & Carsten Eckel & Leonardo Iacovone, 2015. "Testing The Core-competency Model of Multi-Product Exporters," Economics Series Working Papers 768, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  22. Beata Javorcik & Leonardo Iacovone & Fitria Fitrani, 2015. "Trade Integration, FDI, and Productivity," World Bank Publications - Reports 23508, The World Bank Group.
  23. Leonardo Iacovone, Vijaya Ramachandran, and Martin Schmidt, 2014. "Stunted Growth: Why Don't African Firms Create More Jobs?," Working Papers 353, Center for Global Development.
  24. Gonzalez, Alvaro S. & Iacovone, Leonardo & Subhash, Hari, 2013. "Russian volatility : obstacle to firm survival and diversification," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6605, The World Bank.
  25. Iacovone, Leonardo & Mattoo, Aaditya & Zahler, Andres, 2013. "Trade and innovation in services : evidence from a developing economy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6520, The World Bank.
  26. Iacovone, Leonardo & Javorcik, Beata, 2012. "Getting Ready: Preparation for Exporting," CEPR Discussion Papers 8926, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  27. Varela, Gonzalo & Aldaz-Carroll, Enrique & Iacovone, Leonardo, 2012. "Determinants of market integration and price transmission in Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6098, The World Bank.
  28. Beata Javorcik & Fitria Fitriani & Leonardo Iacovone & Gonzalo Varela & Victor Duggan, 2012. "Productivity Performance in Indonesia's Manufacturing Sector," World Bank Publications - Reports 26715, The World Bank Group.
  29. Michael Fuchs & Leonardo Iacovone & Thomas Jaeggi & Mark Napier & Roland Pearson & Giulia Pellegrini & Carolina Villegas Sanchez, 2011. "Financing Small and Medium Enterprises in the Republic of South Africa," World Bank Publications - Reports 12687, The World Bank Group.
  30. Aterido, Reyes & Beck, Thorsten & Iacovone, Leonardo, 2011. "Gender and finance in Sub-Saharan Africa : are women disadvantaged ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5571, The World Bank.
  31. Cadot, Olivier & Iacovone, Leonardo & Pierola, Denisse & Rauch, Ferdinand, 2011. "Success and failure of African exporters," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5657, The World Bank.
  32. Eckel, Carsten & Iacovone, Leonardo & Javorcik, Beata & Neary, J Peter, 2011. "Multi-Product Firms at Home and Away: Cost- versus Quality-based Competence," CEPR Discussion Papers 8186, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  33. De Hoyos, Rafael E. & Iacovone, Leonardo, 2011. "Economic performance under NAFTA : a firm-level analysis of the trade-productivity linkages," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5661, The World Bank.
  34. Leonardo Iacovone & Beata Smarzynska Javorcik & Wolfgang Keller & James R. Tybout, 2011. "Supplier Responses to Wal-Mart's Invasion of Mexico," NBER Working Papers 17204, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  35. Molina, Ana Cristina & Bussolo, Maurizio & Iacovone, Leonardo, 2010. "The DR-CAFTA and the extensive margin : a firm-level analysis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5340, The World Bank.
  36. Leonardo Iacovone & Ferdinand Rauch & L. Alan Winters, 2010. "Trade as an Engine of Creative Destruction: Mexican Experience with Chinese Competition," CEP Discussion Papers dp0999, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  37. Iacovone, Leonardo & Zavacka, Veronika, 2009. "Banking crises and exports : lessons from the past," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5016, The World Bank.
  38. Iacovone, Leonardo, 2009. "The better you are the stronger it makes you : evidence on the asymmetric impact of liberalization," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4930, The World Bank.
  39. Iacovone, Leonardo & Javorcik, Beata S., 2008. "Multi-product exporters : diversification and micro-level dynamics," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4723, The World Bank.
  40. Iacovone, Leonardo, 2008. "Essays on Firm-Level Responses to Globalisation," Economics PhD Theses 0108, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School.

Articles

  1. Leonardo Iacovone & David McKenzie, 2022. "Shortening Supply Chains: Experimental Evidence from Fruit and Vegetable Vendors in Bogota," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 71(1), pages 111-149.
  2. Leonardo Iacovone & William Maloney & David McKenzie, 2022. "Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia [From Proof of Concept to Scaleable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an App," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 89(1), pages 346-371.
  3. Calì, Massimiliano & Cantore, Nicola & Iacovone, Leonardo & Pereira-López, Mariana & Presidente, Giorgio, 2022. "Too much energy The perverse effect of low fuel prices on firms," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 111(C).
  4. Xavier Cirera & Marcio Cruz & Elwyn Davies & Arti Grover & Leonardo Iacovone & Jose Ernesto Lopez Cordova & Denis Medvedev & Franklin Okechukwu Maduko & Gaurav Nayyar & Santiago Reyes Ortega & Jesica , 2021. "Policies to Support Businesses through the COVID-19 Shock: A Firm Level Perspective," The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 36(1), pages 41-66.
  5. Iacovone, Leonardo & Ferro, Esteban & Pereira-López, Mariana & Zavacka, Veronika, 2019. "Banking crises and exports: Lessons from the past," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 138(C), pages 192-204.
  6. Cruz, Marcio & Bussolo, Maurizio & Iacovone, Leonardo, 2018. "Organizing knowledge to compete," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 111(C), pages 1-20.
  7. J. David Brown & Gustavo A. Crespi & Leonardo Iacovone & Luca Marcolin, 2018. "Decomposing firm-level productivity growth and assessing its determinants: evidence from the Americas," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 43(6), pages 1571-1606, December.
  8. Francisco Campos & Michael Frese & Markus Goldstein & Leonardo Iacovone & Hillary C. Johnson & David McKenzie & Mona Mensmann, 2018. "Is Personal Initiative Training a Substitute or Complement to the Existing Human Capital of Women? Results from a Randomized Trial in Togo," AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, vol. 108, pages 256-261, May.
  9. Leonardo Iacovone & Gabriela Calderón & Cristina MacGregor, 2018. "Participating or Not? Characteristics of Female Entrepreneurs Participating in and Completing an Entrepreneurial Training Program," AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, vol. 108, pages 246-251, May.
  10. Leonardo Iacovone & Mariana Pereira-López & Marc Schiffbauer, 2017. "ICT Use, Competitive Pressures, and Firm Performance in Mexico," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 30(Supplemen), pages 109-118.
  11. Gabriela Calderon & Leonardo Iacovone & Laura Juarez, 2017. "Opportunity versus Necessity: Understanding the Heterogeneity of Female Micro-Entrepreneurs," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 30(Supplemen), pages 86-96.
  12. Carsten Eckel & Leonardo Iacovone & Beata Javorcik & J. Peter Neary, 2016. "Testing the Core-competency Model of Multi-product Exporters," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 24(4), pages 699-716, September.
  13. Iacovone, Leonardo & Javorcik, Beata & Keller, Wolfgang & Tybout, James, 2015. "Supplier responses to Walmart's invasion in Mexico," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(1), pages 1-15.
  14. Eckel, Carsten & Iacovone, Leonardo & Javorcik, Beata & Neary, J. Peter, 2015. "Multi-product firms at home and away: Cost- versus quality-based competence," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(2), pages 216-232.
  15. Andrés Zahler & Leonardo Iacovone & Aaditya Mattoo, 2014. "Trade and Innovation in Services: Evidence from a Developing Economy," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 37(7), pages 953-979, July.
  16. De Hoyos, Rafael E. & Iacovone, Leonardo, 2013. "Economic Performance under NAFTA: A Firm-Level Analysis of the Trade-productivity Linkages," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 180-193.
  17. Iacovone, Leonardo & Rauch, Ferdinand & Winters, L. Alan, 2013. "Trade as an engine of creative destruction: Mexican experience with Chinese competition," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 89(2), pages 379-392.
  18. Aterido, Reyes & Beck, Thorsten & Iacovone, Leonardo, 2013. "Access to Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is There a Gender Gap?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 102-120.
  19. Cadot, Olivier & Iacovone, Leonardo & Pierola, Martha Denisse & Rauch, Ferdinand, 2013. "Success and failure of African exporters," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 284-296.
  20. Iacovone, Leonardo, 2012. "The better you are the stronger it makes you: Evidence on the asymmetric impact of liberalization," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 474-485.
  21. Leonardo Iacovone & Gustavo A. Crespi, 2010. "Catching up with the technological frontier:Micro-level evidence on growth and convergence," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 19(6), pages 2073-2096, December.
  22. Leonardo Iacovone & BeataS. Javorcik, 2010. "Multi-Product Exporters: Product Churning, Uncertainty and Export Discoveries," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 120(544), pages 481-499, May.

Chapters

  1. Leonardo Iacovone & Ferdinand Rauch & L. Alan Winters, 2015. "Trade as an engine of creative destruction: Mexican experience with Chinese competition**The authors are grateful to Gerardo Leyva and Abigail Duran for granting us access to INEGI data at the offices," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Non-Tariff Barriers, Regionalism and Poverty Essays in Applied International Trade Analysis, chapter 19, pages 393-406, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
  2. David A. Dyker & Leonardo Iacovone & Cordula Stolberg, 2006. "Identifying The Channels And Mechanics Of Fdi-Induced Technology Transfer," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Closing The EU East-West Productivity Gap Foreign Direct Investment, Competitiveness and Public Policy, chapter 2, pages 19-33, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
  3. David A. Dyker & Leonardo Iacovone, 2006. "Introduction: Productivity And Social Capability — A Historical And Analytical Framework," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Closing The EU East-West Productivity Gap Foreign Direct Investment, Competitiveness and Public Policy, chapter 1, pages 1-17, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
  4. Leonardo Iacovone & Neils Kofoed, 2006. "Checking The Results Of The Case Study Interviews— An Essay In Triangulation," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Closing The EU East-West Productivity Gap Foreign Direct Investment, Competitiveness and Public Policy, chapter 5, pages 93-133, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..

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  1. NEP-INT: International Trade (11) 2008-10-07 2010-06-26 2010-10-02 2011-05-24 2011-05-30 2011-07-02 2011-07-21 2012-04-10 2013-07-05 2015-12-08 2016-02-12. Author is listed
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (9) 2011-01-03 2014-02-15 2015-08-25 2016-04-23 2016-04-30 2020-02-24 2020-03-16 2020-04-20 2021-02-15. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (9) 2009-05-30 2009-08-16 2011-03-12 2011-05-24 2011-07-02 2011-07-21 2011-08-29 2013-07-05 2022-06-20. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (7) 2011-05-30 2015-11-21 2016-04-23 2016-04-30 2020-03-16 2022-03-07 2022-06-20. Author is listed
  5. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (6) 2016-04-23 2016-04-23 2020-03-09 2020-03-16 2022-11-07 2022-11-07. Author is listed
  6. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (5) 2013-07-05 2016-04-30 2016-05-21 2020-02-24 2020-03-16. Author is listed
  7. NEP-AFR: Africa (4) 2011-03-12 2011-05-24 2011-07-02 2015-08-25
  8. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (4) 2009-05-30 2011-01-03 2011-08-29 2016-04-23
  9. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (3) 2014-02-15 2015-08-25 2016-04-23
  10. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2020-03-09 2021-02-15
  11. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2011-03-12 2022-03-07
  12. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (2) 2011-03-12 2016-04-23
  13. NEP-MKT: Marketing (2) 2011-01-03 2011-08-29
  14. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (2) 2012-07-01 2020-02-24
  15. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2012-07-01
  16. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2021-02-15
  17. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2020-02-24
  18. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-03-12
  19. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2022-03-07
  20. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2016-04-30
  21. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2013-07-05
  22. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2013-07-05
  23. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2011-05-30
  24. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2020-02-24
  25. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2014-02-15
  26. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2015-11-21

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