Dec 2019
Author(s): Moita, Rodrigo; Monte, Daniel
This paper develops a dynamic model of competitive equilibrium in electricity markets with thermal, hydro and intermittent power sources. Thermal generators have positive and increasing costs and use…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna; Carrasco, Haydeeliz; Galindo, Germán; Rodrigues Gomes, Camila
Existen pocos sistemas de información centralizados sobre la evolución y composición del gasto en inversión pública en la región de América Latina, lo cual resulta clave para el monitoreo y…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra; De Azevedo, Belisario; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Becerra, Laura; Funes, Gerardo; Santoro, Martina; Penix-Tadsen, Phillip; Pison, Juan Pablo
In Video Games: More than Just a Game, you will get to know 50 Latin American and Caribbean studios, their trends, and their successes with over 350 video games. This report will help you understand…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Bastos, Fabiano; Flórez Timorán, Hugo; Rossi, José Luiz
As perspectivas de crescimento econômico sustentado para o Brasil não são favoráveis na ausência de reformas e mudanças de políticas. A rápida e forte acumulação de desequilíbrios macroeconômicos…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna; Carrasco, Haydeeliz
Existen pocos sistemas de información centralizados sobre la evolución y composición del gasto en inversión pública en la región de América Latina, lo cual resulta clave para el monitoreo y…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Hallerberg, Mark; Scartascini, Carlos
Do voters punish governments that introduce fiscal “austerity” measures? If so, does voter response vary according to the design (composition) of fiscal adjustments? What determines the timing of…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Puig, Jorge
Fiscal adjustment episodes tend to be accompanied by large public investment cuts, contributing to the well-documented pro-cyclical bias in public capital expenditures. We study patterns of public…
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…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin; Filippo, Agustín
This document presents the group of simulations related to “Human Development”, and analyzes the results for both the CGE model and the microsimulation model. In a companion document, we provide a…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Lustig, Nora; Morrison, Judith; Ratzlaff, Adam
Las brechas étnicas y raciales en desempeño económico, oportunidades laborales y acceso a servicios básicos, tales como educación y salud, permanecen como un gran reto pendiente en América Latina.…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
Based on the analysis of some success factors of integrated financial management information systems (IFMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this paper identifies the technological pillars…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
A partir del análisis de algunos factores de éxito para el buen funcionamiento de los sistemas integrados de administración financiera (SIAF) en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), se identifican ejes…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
El gasto público ha aumentado en América Latina y el Caribe. Aprovechando las bajas tasas de interés y las ganancias extraordinarias de los productos básicos, muchos gobiernos de la región intentaron…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
O gasto público aumentou na América Latina e no Caribe. Aproveitando uma tendência mundial de gastos e uma alta inesperada das commodities, os governos da região tentaram abrir caminho para o futuro…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
O gasto público aumentou na América Latina e no Caribe. Aproveitando uma tendência mundial de gastos e uma alta inesperada das commodities, os governos da região tentaram abrir caminho para o futuro…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
El gasto público ha aumentado en América Latina y el Caribe. Aprovechando las bajas tasas de interés y las ganancias extraordinarias de los productos básicos, muchos gobiernos de la región intentaron…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
This publication covers PPPs with a focus on the implications for public finances in developing economies. Chapter 1 seeks to answer the question of whether PPPs are the “genie in the bottle” for…