Jun 2016
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
It takes two to tango. Strong public-private collaboration is key for discovering and implementing effective productive development policies to bring out the best in existing economic activities and…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Ortega, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
There is an ample literature on the determinants of tax compliance. Several field experiments have evaluated the effect and comparative relevance of sending deterrence and moral suasion messages to…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Hallerberg, Mark; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper examines whether elections, which are generally held on fixed dates, and banking crises explain the timing of tax reforms and the allocation of the additional tax burden. Using an…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Scartascini, Carlos
There is growing evidence that individual responses to public policies are, to a large extent, mediated by the way the policies are framed, by people's cognitive and computational capabilities,…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Scartascini, Carlos
Hay creciente evidencia de que las respuestas individuales a las políticas públicas están, en gran medida, mediatizadas por la manera en que se formulan las políticas, por las capacidades cognitivas…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Quijano, Ursula; García, Salomón
The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation for Guyana concludes that the Bank's strategy was aligned with the development objectives and economic priorities of the government. Nevertheless, its…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Quijano, Ursula; García, Salomón
La Evaluación del Programa de País de Guyana 2008-2012 concluye que la estrategia del Banco estaba alineada con los objetivos económicos y las prioridades económicas del gobierno.