Fiscal Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean

May 2005
This presentation covers fiscal operations; examples of creative indicators such as structural balance and the new accounting framework in Chile, the public debt in Brazil and traditional balance and public private partnerships in Mexico. Also covered are indicators of "quality" of public spending, and also conclusions and recommendations. It was presented in the 6th Hemispheric Meeting for the Public Management and Transparency Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue celebrated on May 23rd and 24th, 2005.