Sep 2019
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Yee Amézaga, Karla
Mucho se ha escrito sobre la importancia de la política pública basada en evidencia; sin embargo, existen pocas cuantificaciones rigurosas acerca de cuánto le cuesta a un país no contar con…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Asher, Sam
This Policy Brief argues that inclusion on any future adopted European Union (EU) AML/CFT list of high-risk third jurisdictions would be problematic for The Bahamas for three main reasons. First, EU…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
In 2016, the G20 called on the FATF and the Global Forum to propose ways to improve the implementation of the international standards on transparency, including on the availability of beneficial…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Cardinale Lagomarsino, Bruno; Scartascini, Carlos; Torrealday, Jerónimo
Does providing information improve citizens’ perception about government transparency? Does all information matter the same for shaping perceptions about the government? This paper addresses these…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Díaz Cassou, Javier
Una vez superada la crisis financiera de finales del siglo pasado, Ecuador se adentró en una prolongada etapa de crecimiento económico que permitió reducir la incidencia de la pobreza a mínimos…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
In the fight against money laundering, information on politically exposed persons (PEPs) is highly relevant for financial institutions as it is about customers deemed to be high-risk due to their…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
En la lucha contra el lavado de dinero, la información sobre personas políticamente expuestas (PEP) es altamente relevante para las instituciones financieras por tratarse de clientes considerados de…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Kellman, Bradley; Kallicharan, Shaiiede
Multiple studies have highlighted the Caribbean as one of the geographic regions most severely impacted by the decline in correspondent banking relationships (CBRs). However, when examined at a…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Porto, Alberto; Pineda Mannheim, Carlos R.; Eguino, Huáscar
Este trabajo presenta una revisión general del panorama del sector fiscal subnacional en América Latina. Se utilizan datos de la Plataforma de Información Fiscal Subnacional del Banco para realizar…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vasquez, Gustavo M.
Since 2015, Belize has experienced de-risking, the withdrawal of correspondent banking relationships. The impact on the banking sector and other financial institutions has been adverse, with…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Pineda, Emilio; Radics, Axel
Un sistema de transferencias fiscales intergubernamentales que promueva una mayor igualación fiscal entre gobiernos subnacionales (GSN) es un componente esencial de todo proceso de descentralización…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Knobel, Andrés
The international community is increasingly aware that adopting laws, regulations, and mechanisms to gather and exchange information about “beneficial owners” (BOs) is crucial for combating tax…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Knobel, Andrés
La comunidad internacional reconoce cada vez más que la adopción de leyes, regulaciones y mecanismos para recoger e intercambiar información sobre los “Beneficiarios Finales” (BF) es indispensable…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Kellman, Bradley
De-risking has the potential to develop into a threat to Barbados posing a challenge to the country's continued development and economic stability if left unchecked. Early indications are that…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Desde la Constitución Nacional de 1991, el Estado Colombiano profundizó la descentralización política, administrativa y fiscal. El proceso se consolidó con dos reformas integrales a las reglas de las…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Porto, Alberto
Los desequilibrios territoriales, entre países y al interior de los países, constituyen uno de los problemas relevantes, tanto para la teoría como para la política económica. En Argentina la…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Díaz Cassou, Javier; Carpizo Riva Palacio, Carlos; Viscarra Andrade, Hernán
Este trabajo analiza al sistema ecuatoriana de finanzas gubernamentales usando una novedosa base de datos construida a partir de información primaria facilitada por las autoridades ecuatorianas. En…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Radics, Axel; Bone, Claudia
En este estudio se documenta la presencia de disparidades fiscales entre gobiernos subnacionales de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) y se comprueban las limitaciones de los sistemas de transferencias…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Wright, Allan
It is essential to have secure, stable monetary and worldwide payment frameworks that reduce exposure to Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/FT), while permitting access to markets and…
May 2016
Author(s): Ter-Minassian, Teresa; de Mello Jr, Luiz R.
To a large extent, policy outcomes are shaped by governance, including institutional arrangements and forums for cooperation among and within different layers of government. In turn, the…