Oct 2011
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper argues that the details of political institutions help explain the low levels of personal income taxation. In particular, legislative malapportionment enables rich elites to exercise…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Scartascini, Carlos; Payne, J. Mark; Daughters, Robert; Melo, Alberto; Echebarría, Koldo; Lora, Eduardo; Filc, Gabriel; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Panizza, Ugo; Benavides, Juan; Magaldi de Sousa, Mariana; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Márquez, Gustavo; Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Mesa-Lago, Carmelo; Harper, Leslie; Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés; Perusia, Juan Cruz
Latin America suffered a profound state crisis in the 1980s, which prompted not only the wave of macroeconomic and deregulation reforms known as the Washington Consensus, but also a wide variety of…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de Centroamérica celebrada el día 26 de agosto de 2005 en…
May 2005
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos
This document was presented at the Central America Sub regional Meeting of the Public Management and Transparency Network for the Regional Policy Dialogue, celebrated on May 23 and May 24, 2005 in…
May 2005
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 6to Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 23 y 24 de mayo de 2005. Esta…