Aug 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita; Ambrus, Steven
In Latin America, clientelism pervades civil services; bureaucrats entrusted with critical areas of national life are often hired more for their political value than professional competence. This…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita; Ambrus, Steven
En América Latina, el clientelismo está muy extendido en la administración pública;los burócratas encargados de los aspectos críticos de la vida nacional a menudo son contratados más por su valor…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Osambela Zavala, Emilio; Thomas, Desmond; Zahler, Roberto; Downes, Andrew S.; Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.; Naranjos Lander, Martin; Handa, Ashu
Revitalizing the Jamaican Economy: Policies for Sustained Growth aims to improve our understanding of the constraints to social and economic development in Jamaica. It also proposes practical…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Naranjo, Fernando
This paper analyzes budgetary institutions, the tax system and public debt management in Jamaica. It explores the nature of budget institutions and design, beyond formal administrative or budgetary…