Isabel Ruiz
Arlosh Tower, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University
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Working papers
Research reports
"The economics of forced migration" (with C. Vargas-Silva) Journal of Developing Studies, forthcoming 2013

“The Impact of FDI on CO2 Emissions in Latin America” (with L. Blanco and F. Gonzalez) Oxford Development Studies, forthcoming 2012

"Macroeconomic antecedents to U.S. investment in Latin America" (with H. Arbeláez), Journal of Business Research, forthcoming 2012

“Political Risk, Macroeconomic Uncertainty and the Patterns of Foreign Direct Investment,” (with B. Solomon), The International Trade Journal, Vol. 26, 1-18, 2012.

“Exploring the Causes of the Slowdown in Remittances to Mexico.” (with C. Vargas-Silva) Empirical Economics, 2012, 42, 3, pp.745-766.

“Correlations and Spillovers in Three Euro Rates: Evidence using Realised Variance” (with D. McMillan and A. Speight), The European Journal of Finance, Vol. 16, No. 8, 753-767, 2010.

“Common Volatility between Closed-end Country Funds and Three Comparable Return Series: An Empirical Investigation,” (with D. Kim, and Y.G. Lee), Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Vol. 46, No. 2, 116-132, 2010.

“Another Consequence of the Economic Crisis: A Decrease in Migrants'
Remittances,” (with C. Vargas-Silva), Applied Financial Economics, Special Issue on the Global Financial Crisis, Vol. 20, No.1, 171-182, 2010.

“Monetary Policy and International Remittances,” (with C. Vargas-Silva), The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 43, No. 2, 173-186, 2010.

“Volatility Dynamics in Three Euro Rates: Correlations, Spillovers and Commonality,” (with D.G. McMillan), International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives, Vol. 1, No. 1, 64-74, 2009.

“Common Volatility across Latin American Foreign Exchange Markets,” Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 19, No. 15, 1197-1212, 2009.

“Volatility Persistence, Long Memory and Time-Varying Unconditional Mean: Evidence from Ten Equity Indices,” (with D. G. McMillan), The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 49, 578-595, 2009.

“Linkages among Latin American Foreign Exchange Markets: A Long-Run Perspective in the Presence of Structural Breaks,” Applied Economic Letters, Vol. 16, No. 5, 509-514, 2009.

“Remittances, Institutions and Growth: A Semiparametric Study,” (with E. Shukralla and C. Vargas-Silva), International Economic Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, 111-119, 2009.

“To Send or Not to Send: That is the Question. A Review of the Literature on Remittances,” (with C. Vargas-Silva), Journal of Business Strategies, Vol. 26, No. 1, 73-98, 2009.

“Exchange Rates and U.S. Direct Investment into Latin America,” (with S. Pozo), Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Vol. 17, No. 3, 403-430, 2008.

“Convergence Hypothesis: Evidence from Panel Unit Root Test with Spatial Dependence,” (with L. Liu), Revista Ecos de Economía, No.23, 37-56, 2006.

“The Price Puzzle Revisited: Evidence from Colombia,” (with B. Solomon), Revista Ecos de Economía, No.22, 45-55, 2006.

“Exchange Rate as a Determinant of Foreign Direct Investment: Does it Really Matter? Theoretical Aspects, Literature Review and Applied Proposal,” Revista Ecos de Economía, No.21, 155-171, 2005.

“Empirical Analysis on the Real Effects of Inflation and Exchange Rate Uncertainty: The Case of Colombia,” Revista Ecos de Economía, No.20, 7-28, 2005.