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,…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Becerra, Oscar; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Scartascini, Carlos
Although financial development is good for long-term growth, not all countries pursue policies that render full financial development. This paper builds on an extensive political economy literature…
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…