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China’s Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America

Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, Hashem Pesaran, Alessandro Rebucci & TengTeng Xu
The international business cycle is very important for Latin America’s economic performance as the recent global crisis vividly illustrated. This paper investigates how changes in trade linkages between China, Latin America, and the rest of the world have altered the transmission mechanism of international business cycles to Latin America. Evidence based on a Global Vector Autoregressive (GVAR) model for 5 large Latin American economies and all major advanced and emerging economies of the world shows...

Score-dependency: Over-reliance on performing music from notation reduces aural pitch replication skills

Chris Corcoran
Background in music performance. Most music is performed or improvised by ear, but Western classical musicians primarily perform music from notated scores. Background in music perception. Classical musicians have greater difficulties playing melodies by ear than musicians with other backgrounds (Woody & Lehman, 2010). This ties in with Harris and de Jong’s (2015) finding that non-improvising musicians exhibit less activation in the right auditory cortex than improvising musicians. The right auditory cortex is known to...

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