Jul 2019
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Many countries in the Caribbean have been grappling with persistent fiscal imbalances and rising debt levels. The average debt to GDP ratio in the Caribbean in 2017 was 76.6 percent, higher than the…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Deza, María Cecilia; Carrillo Maldonado, Paul A.; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Los objetivos de este estudio son: (i) estimar el tipo impositivo efecto (TIE) del Impuesto a la Renta de las Sociedades en Ecuador, desagregando por tamaño de la empresa y sector económico; (ii)…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge
This paper argues that the need for metropolitan-wide government is higher the larger the unrealized benefits from economies of scale and externalities. It contends that there is no trade-off between…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT)
Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for 25 Latin American and Caribbean economies, the majority of which are not OECD member…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Centro Interamericano de Administraciones Tributarias (CIAT)
Estadísticas Tributarias en América Latina y el Caribe 2018 compila estadísticas de ingresos fiscales comparables para 25 economías de América Latina y el Caribe, donde la mayoría no son países…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos, Barbara
In 2016 the value of Latin American and Caribbean exports contracted at a slower pace than that of world trade. This Infographic presents the analysis corresponding to the Trade and Integration…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos, Barbara
Durante 2016 las exportaciones de bienes de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) cayeron a un ritmo menor que el comercio mundial. Esta Infografía presenta el análisis correspondiente al Monitor de…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos, Barbara
The Trade and Integration Monitor 2017 analyzes the current trade recovery and assesses the capacity of the region to compete in global markets. It argues that, having overcome the longest trade…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos, Barbara
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2017 analiza la recuperación comercial en curso en la región y traza un balance de la capacidad de competir en los mercados mundiales. Argumenta que, superada la…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Centro Interamericano de Administraciones Tributarias (CIAT)
Los datos contenidos se basan en la información estadística publicada en Revenue Statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean 2015 de OCDE, CEPAL, CIAT y el BID realizada bajo la forma de…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Clarke, Dillon; Khadan, Jeetendra; Lorde, Kishmar; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan
All countries in the Caribbean face fiscal challenges. On the one hand, the countries that depend on tourism – Jamaica, Barbados, and The Bahamas – are at different stages of dealing with the…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Alonso, Pablo; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Hernández, María José; Figueroa, Claudia; Sadeghi, Patricia
This evaluation assesses the relevance, implementation, and effectiveness of the tax policy and administration interventions supported by the IDB over the last decade (2007-2016). To assess relevance…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Alonso, Pablo; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Hernández, María José; Figueroa, Claudia; Sadeghi, Patricia
En este trabajo evaluamos la pertinencia, la implementación y la eficacia de las intervenciones en materia de política y administración tributarias respaldadas por el Banco Interamericano de…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Trade facilitation policies intend to simplify administrative processes and accelerate the handling of shipments across borders. Recent research shows that these policies have substantial effects on…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Stevenson, Claudia; Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Ohaco, Moira
Este estudio evalúa el impacto de asistencias técnicas a micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MiPyME) cofinanciadas por el Programa de Acceso al Crédito y Competitividad (PACC) en Argentina. El…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Real borders can be thick. They are not dimensionless lines as typically assumed in theoretical models and standard empirical analyses, but a zone populated by agencies that develop and administer…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Las fronteras reales pueden ser densas. No son líneas adimensionales tal como se asume generalmente en los modelos teóricos o en los análisis empíricos, sino regiones pobladas por múltiples agencias…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Belmar, Christian; Aravena, Dayana; Guarda, Nicolás
El trabajo analiza la importancia de la infraestructura de la calidad (IC), como factor de competitividad para la economía chilena. Se resaltan los aspectos para profundizar el desarrollo del sistema…