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…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Pessoa, Mario; Varea, Marco; Arosteguiberry, Adriana; Williams, Mike; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; de Albuquerque, Claudiano; Vargas, José Adrián; Cavanagh, Joseph; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Chan, James L.; Uña, Gerardo; Rezai, Natalia
The efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of public financial management in Latin America is critical for the supervision of public resources, fiscal stability, and sustainable economic…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Pessoa, Mario; Varea, Marco; Arosteguiberry, Adriana; Williams, Mike; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; de Albuquerque, Claudiano; Vargas, José Adrián; Cavanagh, Joseph; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Chan, James L.; Uña, Gerardo; Rezai, Natalia
La eficiencia, la eficacia y la transparencia de la gestión financiera pública en América Latina son fundamentales para la supervisión de los recursos públicos, la estabilidad fiscal y el desarrollo…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Vela, Mauricio A.; Miller, Sebastián J.
This paper studies the allocation of total disaster risk reduction public spending among regions in Peru. The main objective of this work is to identify the main determinants of the distribution of…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Vela, Mauricio A.
In addition to the morbidity and mortality concerns of outdoor air pollution, studies have shown that air pollution also generates problems for children`s cognitive performance and human capital…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Vela, Mauricio A.
This paper focuses on the question of whether the magnitude of long-established environmentally related taxes (ERT) is related to countries environmental performance. While environmental taxes…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Vela, Mauricio A.
Environmental taxes have been discussed as one of the main mechanisms to deal with environmental problems. Nonetheless, instruments of this type have rarely been implemented, and the adoption of new…