Nov 2019
Author(s): Keefer, Philip; Scartascini, Carlos; Vlaicu, Razvan
Voters would be better off if they removed politicians offering low-quality government by pursuing populist policies and re-elected those who improved government quality with sustainable policies. In…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Hallerberg, Mark; Scartascini, Carlos
Do voters punish governments that introduce fiscal “austerity” measures? If so, does voter response vary according to the design (composition) of fiscal adjustments? What determines the timing of…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper estimates the effect of voting eligibility on civic engagement measured along three dimensions: political motivation, political activities, and political knowledge. These outcomes…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Cruz, Cesi; Keefer, Philip
The Database of Political Institutions presents institutional and electoral results data such as measures of checks and balances, tenure and stability of the government, identification of party…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Suárez, Fabiola; Duque, Ángela; Pava, Margarita; Estupiñán, Sandra; Calderón, Silvia; Romero, Germán; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Álvarez, Andrés; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Ludeña, Carlos E.
En el marco del estudio de Impactos Económicos del Cambio Climático de Colombia (EIECC) se identificaron medidas y políticas de adaptación para disminuir los impactos o aprovechar las oportunidades…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Cruz, Cesi; Keefer, Philip; Scartascini, Carlos
The Database of Political Institutions presents institutional and electoral results data such as measures of checks and balances, tenure and stability of the government, identification of party…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Tapasco, Jeimar; Quintero, Marcela; Uribe, Natalia; Valencia, Jefferson; Calderón, Silvia; Romero, Germán; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Álvarez, Andrés; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Ludeña, Carlos E.
Este estudio analiza los impactos del cambio climático sobre los recursos hídricos en varias cuencas en Colombia. Los escenarios de cambio climático muestran diferentes cambios a nivel de cuenca,…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Hallerberg, Mark; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper examines whether elections, which are generally held on fixed dates, and banking crises explain the timing of tax reforms and the allocation of the additional tax burden. Using an…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
La presente evaluación es la tercera evaluación independiente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) del Programa de País con Barbados. La evaluación abarca el período que media entre diciembre…