Apr 2020
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Kaltenberg, Mary; Jara-Figueroa, Cristian; Bornacelly, Iván; Hartmann, Dominik
We analyze mismatches between local labor markets and higher education enrollments in 22 educational fields across 137 mesoregions in Brazil between 2009 and 2016 using a two-stage regression model.…
Nov 2018
Author(s): López-Luzuriaga, Andrea; Scartascini, Carlos
What happens when the tax authority increases enforcement in one tax with compliance in other taxes? The very little evidence available is not conclusive. This paper presents a very simple analytical…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bornacelly, Iván; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine
In Barbados, investment in education is one of the highest in the region and there is almost universal access to basic education. However, learning outcomes are still unequal, and while many young…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper evaluates the effect of positive inducements on tax behavior by exploiting a natural experiment in which a municipality of Argentina randomly selected 400 individuals among more than 72,…