Feb 2008
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo; Sarzosa, Miguel; Soares, Yuri
This paper assesses the welfare impacts of local investments projects in rural areas of Guatemala. Using census track data from two rounds of the Guatemalan population census, as well as…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Werneck, Rogério L.F.; Irwin, Timothy; Sturzenegger, Federico; Perry, Guillermo; Servén, Luis; Mihov, Ilian; Giavazzi, Francesco; Blanchard, Olivier; Araújo, Carlos Hamilton Vasconcelos; Suescún, Rodrigo; Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti Gomes; Smart, Michael; Mintz, Jack M.; Fatás, Antonio
Fiscal policy in Latin America has been guided primarily by short-term liquidity targets whose observance was taken as the main exponent of fiscal prudence, with attention focused almost exclusively…