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Jul 2013
Author(s): Sánchez Torres, Fabio; Pachón, Mónica
The present paper explores the relationship between political competition and effective public goods delivery systems in a decentralized context to study whether the awareness generated through such…
May 2010
Author(s): Olivera, Mauricio; Pachón, Mónica; Perry, Guillermo
This paper explores the characteristics of the political economy process that conditioned the scope and success of the combination of fiscal reforms before and after Colombias 1991 constitutional…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Spiller, Pablo T.; Stein, Ernesto H.; Tommasi, Mariano; Scartascini, Carlos; Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos; Aninat, Cristóbal; Londregan, John; Navia, Patricio; Vial, Joaquín; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Junguito, Roberto; Pachón, Mónica; Mejía Acosta, Andrés; Araujo, María Caridad; Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal; Saiegh, Sebastián; Lehoucq, Fabrice; Negretto, Gabriel; Aparicio, Francisco Javier; Nacif, Benito; Benton, Allyson Lucinda; Molinas, José R.; Montero, Marcela; Monaldi, Francisco; González de Pacheco, Rosa Amelia; Obuchi, Richard; Penfold, Michael
What determines the capacity of countries to design, approve and implement effective public policies? To address this question, this book builds on the results of case studies of political…
Feb 2006
Author(s): Cárdenas, Mauricio; Junguito, Roberto; Pachón, Mónica
The 1991 Colombian Constitution strengthened the checks and balances of the political system by enhancing the role of Congress and the Constitutional Court, while somewhat limiting the powers of the…