Feb 2016
Author(s): Solera, Marco; Durán, Esteban; Prat, Jordi; Dumas, Víctor; Lafuente, Mariano; Ardanaz, Martín; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Vargas Cullell, Jorge; Beverinotti, Javier
Social spending is a powerful tool to reduce poverty, achieve higher equality and better life conditions for the inhabitants of a country. In "Social Expenditure in Central America, Panama and…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Solera, Marco; Durán, Esteban; Prat, Jordi; Dumas, Víctor; Lafuente, Mariano; Ardanaz, Martín; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Vargas Cullell, Jorge; Beverinotti, Javier
El gasto social es un poderoso instrumento para reducir la pobreza, lograr una mayor equidad y mejorar las condiciones de vida de los habitantes de un país. En "Una mirada al gasto social en…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan; Rodriguez, Enrique; Rojas Sánchez, Laura; Gonzalez Torres, Camila; Servetti, Gianmarco; Olson, Lars
Belize faces declining petroleum production as well as electricity costs that are among the highest in Central America. Although it is dependent on Mexico for over 30 percent of electricity supply,…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge
This presentation was performed for the Regional Policy Dialog meeting in Belize City, on December 5th, 2011. It provides facts and figures related to the state of the service sector in the Caribbean…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Jenkins, Glenn P.; Kuo, Chun-Yan
This review of the fiscal adjustment in Belize focuses on the revenue requirement of the Government in the short term as well as the tax reform measures that are needed in order to meet the longer…
Jul 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA); Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
This report includes the proceedings of the Seminar on Climate Change and Severe Weather Events in the Caribbean and Asia, held in Barbados at the Grand Barbados Beach Resort on July 24-25, 2003. The…
Nov 2002
Author(s): Jenkins, Glenn P.; Kuo, Chun-Yan
This paper is a review of the fiscal system of Belize. The emphasis of the study is on the revenue system in terms of its design, administration and its effectiveness in revenue mobilization. Belize…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Jenkins, Glenn P.; Poufos, George G.
This paper outlines the steps that the Government of Cyprus took to transform its tax system between 1990 and 2001 in order to prepare itself for admission into the European Union. Cyprus has many of…