Dec 2012
Author(s): Rossi, Martín; Tommasi, Mariano
This paper uses data from the Argentine House of Representatives to study the relationship between legislative effort and political success, as measured by reelection, becoming a leader of the House…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Palanza, Valeria; Scartascini, Carlos; Tommasi, Mariano
This paper proposes an agenda for the study of the determinants and the processes by which strong policymaking institutions emerge, with emphasis on the most central democratic institution: the…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Sánchez Torres, Fabio; España Eljaiek, Irina; Zenteno, Jannet
This paper surveys the evolution and implications of fiscal decentralization in Colombia in recent decades. After describing the fiscal decentralization process and its impact on sub-national…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.; Maquieyra, Javier; Miller, Sebastián J.
Un MEGC dinámico recursivo para evaluar shocks de Cambio Climático para seis economías latinoamericanas (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica y Perú) se presenta a continuación. Es un…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Leiras, Marcelo; Tommasi, Mariano
This paper contributes to an agenda that views the effects of policies and institutional reforms as dependent on the structure of political incentives for national and subnational political actors.…
May 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report is intended to encourage and reinforce the efforts of policymakers and industry stakeholders throughout the region to accelerate broadband deployment. The report has two primary aims. The…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Pomareda, Carlos; Manzano, Osmel; Pineda, Bismarck; Zegarra, Eduardo; Cuevas, Mario; Auguste, Sebastián; Sandino, Adelmo; Sánchez Ruiz, Erasmo A.; Bolaños Fletes, Lisardo Armando; Acevedo, Ivonne; Flores, Selmira
El mundo de la agricultura para Centroamérica y la República Dominicana está cambiando radicalmente y ello se ha convertido en motivo de atención para los encargados de las políticas públicas. Entre…
Feb 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya; Vidal, Eloy; Aldonas, Grant; St. John, David
La conectividad y el acceso de banda ancha - y en concreto, las nuevas tecnologías de comunicación, aplicaciones y servicios soportados por las redes de banda ancha - resultan esenciales para el…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Government-owned development banks have often been justified by the need to respond to financial market imperfections that hinder the establishment and growth of promising businesses, and as a result…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Despite the large potential gains from credit by second-tier development banks, little is known about the actual impact of these banks' lending activity. This study partially fills that gap by…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Tommasi, Mariano
Este trabajo argumenta que la institucionalización es un fenómeno de equilibrio y que se asocia a mejores políticas públicas y mejores resultados en términos de desarrollo económico. Como soporte de…