Jun 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Khadan, Jeetendra; Salazni, Mariana; Elías, Carlos; Dukharan, Marla; Beuermann, Diether; Sierra, Ricardo
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin analyzes recent economic developments of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. This issue's Special Country Reports…
Apr 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Dukharan, Marla; Khan, Sarosh R.; Ruprah, Inder J.; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments and analyzes the topic of external sustainability in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Seerattan, Dave
This policy brief defines the challenges of conducting appropriate fiscal policy over the past 20 years in four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago) and…
Jan 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Clarke, Dillon; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Salazni, Mariana; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Dukharan, Marla
The Quarterly Bulletin analyzes recent economic developments of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. The Special Country Reports consider trends in tourism, and…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Sanginés, Mario; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Pimenta, Carlos; García Osío, Gustavo; Martínez Guzman, Juan Pablo; Marcel, Mario; Farias, Pedro; Crespi, Gustavo; Chrisney, Martin D.; Corbacho, Ana
The Fiscal Institutions of Tomorrow, the first publication in the series Institutions for People, addresses issues of public management that are key to economic development in Latin America and the…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Baxter, Sasha; Nugent, Stevonne; Dukharan, Marla; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Ruprah, Inder J.; Salazni, Mariana; Kamau, Musheer O.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; O'Brien, Cherran
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments and analyzes the topic of energy for the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Presbitero, Andrea; Rebucci, Alessandro
High government debts, weak economic growth, vulnerability to external shocks and the design of sound fiscal consolidation strategies are among the most critical issues that some of the Caribbean…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Thomas, Desmond; Leon, Javier; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin provides economic conjunctural and structural information about this particular region. This issue highlights the high debt ratios and fiscal concerns that…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo; Piedrabuena, Bernardita; Ossowski, Rolando; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Miller, Sebastián J.
El manejo adecuado de los ingresos fiscales por Recursos Naturales No Renovables (RNNR) busca cumplir tres objetivos: evitar la desestabilización macroeconómica, redistribuir equitativamente la…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
This paper discusses the merits of alternative definitions of the structural budget in the context of their use in the design and implementation of fiscal rules. To this end, the paper argues that…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
This paper describes the adoption and application of the structural fiscal balance rule in Chile, evaluates its outcomes after the first 10 years, and draws 10 lessons from the experiences that may…
Aug 2012
Author(s): García Osío, Gustavo; Marcel, Mario; Martínez Guzman, Juan Pablo; Sanginés, Mario; Farias, Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Chrisney, Martin D.; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Crespi, Gustavo
Las instituciones fiscales del mañana, título inaugural de la serie Instituciones para la gente, aborda temas de gestión pública clave para el desarrollo económico de América Latina y el Caribe.…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Cabezas, Mabel; Piedrabuena, Bernardita
El presente resumen de políticas realiza una revisión sistemática de la metodología de estimación del Balance Estructural (BE) en Chile. Esta revisión no sólo recapitula y evalúa la justificación de…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Castro, Jaime; Lavagna, Roberto; de la Cruz, Rafael; Campbell, Tim; Maluquer i Amorôs, Salvador; Tarrach i Colls, Anna; Williams, Anthony; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pio Júnior, Álvaro; Herrera, Víctor Manuel; González Anaya, José Antonio; Chávez, Roberto; Cobo Mayoral, Rosa; Ahmad, Ehtisham; MacLean Abaroa, Ronald; García-Escribano, Mercedes; Campo, María Fernanda; Brandazza, Daniela; Pires, Júlio Ribeiro; Silva, Mauricio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; McCallion, Hazel; Marcel, Mario; Ortíz, Fabiola; Shah, Anwar; Wiesner Durán, Eduardo; Almeida, Fernanda
América Latina se está descentralizando. Cada vez más recursos y un mayor poder de decisión están pasando desde los gobiernos centrales hacia el nivel local. Este naciente panorama político,…
May 2009
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Filc, Gabriel; Shack, Nelson; Berretta, Nora; Jul, Ana María; Rezende, Fernando; Aldunate, Eduardo; García López, Roberto; Tavares, Martus; Scartascini, Carlos; Echeverry, Juan Carlos
This publication contains a collection of papers presented within the framework of the Public Policy Management and Transparency Network: Development Effectiveness and Results-Based Budget Management…
May 2009
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Filc, Gabriel; Shack, Nelson; Berretta, Nora; Jul, Ana María; Rezende, Fernando; Aldunate, Eduardo; García López, Roberto; Tavares, Martus; Scartascini, Carlos; Echeverry, Juan Carlos
Esta publicación presenta los principales temas analizados en el marco de la Red de Gestión y Transparencia de la Política Pública: Gestión para Resultados y Efectividad en el Desarrollo, del Diálogo…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo; Delgado Quesada, Félix
El presente estudio sobre Honduras forma parte del proyecto "Creación de capital social por medio de la reforma fiscal" desarrollado por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con el…
Nov 2004
Author(s): López, Ramón
This working paper empirically documents the size of (2) in the rural sector and investigates its consequences for rural development (agricultural growth, patterns of growth and rural poverty) for…