Nov 2019
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Stein, Ernesto H.; Li, Kun; Merchán, Federico; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.; Trachtenberg, Danielle ; Cornick, Jorge; Frieden, Jeffry; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Vlaicu, Razvan; Zuluaga, Víctor; Bril-Mascarenhas, Tomás; Ardila, Sergio; Ghezzi, Piero; Reardon, Thomas
Thirty years after the region embarked on large-scale liberalization, trade policy could have been expected to become all but irrelevant. Instead, a mismatch between expectations and what could…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Stein, Ernesto H.; Li, Kun; Merchán, Federico; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.; Trachtenberg, Danielle ; Cornick, Jorge; Frieden, Jeffry; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Vlaicu, Razvan; Zuluaga, Víctor; Bril-Mascarenhas, Tomás; Ardila, Sergio; Ghezzi, Piero; Reardon, Thomas
Treinta años después de que la región se embarcara en una liberalización a gran escala, cabía esperar que la política comercial pasara a ser prácticamente irrelevante. En cambio, un desajuste entre…
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,…