Apr 2019
Author(s): Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
Limited attention affects our ability to make good choices, but governments can improve decision-making by providing simpler and more salient information. We evaluate the role of inattention in…
Nov 2018
Author(s): López-Luzuriaga, Andrea; Scartascini, Carlos
What happens when the tax authority increases enforcement in one tax with compliance in other taxes? The very little evidence available is not conclusive. This paper presents a very simple analytical…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope provides a unique insight into the leading practices that governments and regulators are adopting to channel the digital revolution of financial services into greater…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El Microscopio global de 2018 brinda una perspectiva única de las prácticas líderes que los gobiernos y los entes reguladores están adoptando para canalizar la revolución digital de los servicios…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Bollers, Elton; Wenner, Mark D.
Guyana has experienced significant economic growth and several waves of reforms over the past two decades. Nevertheless, several constraints continue to affect Guyana’s private sector. This policy…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Bérgolo, Marcelo; Ceni, Rodrigo; Sauval, María
Este trabajo analiza la introducción del régimen de Documentación Fiscal Electrónica en Uruguay. A partir de los datos de los registros administrativos de la Dirección General de Rentas y explotando…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Ramírez, José; Oliva, Nicolás; Andino, Mauro
En el año 2013 el Servicio de Rentas Internas (SRI) de Ecuador lanza oficialmente a la factura electrónica como una estrategia institucional para modernizar la administración tributaria a favor de…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document is the fifth edition of an informational tool and benchmarking index that assesses the capacity of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to carry out sustainable public-private…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento es la quinta edición de una herramienta informática e índice de referencia que evalúa la capacidad de los países de América Latina y el Caribe de llevar a cabo asociaciones público-…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper evaluates the effect of positive inducements on tax behavior by exploiting a natural experiment in which a municipality of Argentina randomly selected 400 individuals among more than 72,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Calatayud, Agustina
Not since the end of World War II have supply chains been as highly exposed to risks as they are now. The Fourth Industrial Revolution poses unprecedented challenges for production and distribution…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Stevenson, Claudia; Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Global Microscope assesses the regulatory environment for financial inclusion across 12 indicators and 55 countries. The Microscope was originally developed for countries in the Latin American…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This represents a compendium of knowledge products generated by the IDB's Caribbean Economics Lab, Country Department Caribbean Group, during the period 2013-2016. Products comprise monographs…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Dohnert, Sylvia; Persaud, Tara Lisa; Pereira, Stefano; Elliott, Wayne; Grant, Kayla
This paper is meant to help national and regional policymakers navigate the complex topic of business climate reform in the Caribbean. It combines the findings of four relatively independent data…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Del Río Paracolls, Carmen
Around the world, government agricultural policies often make the prices paid by consumers much higher or lower than they would be without policy interventions. This infographic shows the latest…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Del Río Paracolls, Carmen
Las políticas agrícolas de los gobiernos a menudo distorsionan los precios pagados por los consumidores. Esto hace que dichos precios aumenten o disminuyan con respecto a los precios hipotéticos…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este es un resumen en formato de folleto corto y conciso del trabajo del BID en los temas de Innovación, Ciencia y Tecnología. Aquí podrá encontrar información sobre los principales desafíos de la…
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…