Mar 2006
Author(s): Molinas, José R.; Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal; Saiegh, Sebastián; Montero, Marcela
This paper characterizes the evolution of Paraguay's policymaking process (PMP) between 1954 and 2003. The authors present an overview of the PMP under the rule of Alfredo Stroessner (1954-89)…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Monaldi, Francisco; González de Pacheco, Rosa Amelia; Obuchi, Richard; Penfold, Michael
This case study of Venezuela's democratic institution and policymaking processes is part of the broader regional project based on the theoretical framework developed by Spiller, Stein and…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Lehoucq, Fabrice; Negretto, Gabriel; Aparicio, Francisco Javier; Nacif, Benito; Benton, Allyson Lucinda
This paper uses a transaction-costs framework to link the policymaking process (PMP) and the outer features of public policies in Mexico. It shows how a highly secretive PMP, centralized around the…