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…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Jemio M., Luis Carlos; Candia C., Fernando; Evia V., José Luis
This paper analyzes reforms and counter-reforms in Bolivia in recent decades and their effects on the policymaking process (PMP) and productivity. Bolivias PMP has shifted from a formal…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Tommasi, Mariano; Velasques de Paula Machado, Fabiana
This paper argues that where institutions are strong, actors are more likely to participate in the political process through institutionalized arenas, while where they are weak, protests and other…