Dec 2005
Author(s): Tanzi, Vito
This paper discusses the relationship between various global trends and national tax system.
Dec 2005
Author(s): Tanzi, Vito
This paper will discuss the use of instruments that promote social protection. It then will assess the impact that globalization, in all its manifestations, might have on these instruments.
Jun 2005
Author(s): Tanzi, Vito
The concept of public good, as defined by Musgrave, Samuelson, and others, was also largely a nationally based concept. As in the classic case of defense spending, the public good was assumed to…
May 2005
Author(s): Tanzi, Vito; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Roca, Jerónimo; Villela, Luiz Arruda; González Cano, Hugo; Rezende, Fernando; Alarcón Säfstrand, Manuel; Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.
Este documento surge a solicitud del Grupo Mercado Común del MERCOSUR, y presenta la recopilación de los trabajos presentados en la reunión del Diálogo Subregional de Viceministros sobre Armonización…
May 2005
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Olivera, Mauricio
This paper assesses how electoral outcomes in both presidential and legislative elections in Latin America have been affected by the adoption of economic policies that seek to improve macroeconomic…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
This paper compares growth conditions in China and Latin America to assess fears that China will displace Latin America in the coming decades. China's strengths include the size of the economy,…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
This paper compares growth conditions in China and Latin America to assess fears that China will displace Latin America in the coming decades. China's strengths include the size of the economy,…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Tanzi, Vito
Economic growth is often a kind of miracle because like most miracles, it is not easy to explain. Countries that have not grown for a century, at times begin to grow at a fast pace, while countries…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Savedoff, William D.
Brazil is characterized by large inequalities in income, access to health care, and health status. This paper uses data from the 1998 Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios to analyze the…