Mar 2010
Author(s): Alston, Lee J.; Mueller, Bernardo; Melo, Marcus André; Pereira, Carlos
This paper explores the link between Brazil's political institutions and its disappointing productivity and growth in recent decades. Although political institutions provide the president with…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Melo, Marcus André; Pereira, Carlos; Souza, Saulo
This project examines fiscal reforms in Brazil since the 1990s, particularly in taxation, budgeting, and fiscal federalism. While recentralizing fiscal authority and massively expanding the…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos
This paper analyses the dynamics of policy-making among the various political institutions in Brazil. The authors find that the driving force behind policies in Brazil is the strong set of powers…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Bollin, Christina; Cárdenas, Camilo; Hahn, Herwig; Vatsa, Krishna S.
El presente documento forma parte de una serie de estudios comisionados por la Red. El estudio se refiere a la gestión del riesgo de desastres a nivel local. El tema fue seleccionado por los miembros…
May 2001
Author(s): Ramos, Olga; González, Milko; Bruni Celli, Josefina
El estudio comparativo del que este papel de trabajo forma parte (Los Maestros en América Latina: Carreras e Incentivos) fue emprendido para intentar avanzar en el conocimiento de los incentivos y…