Dec 2021
Author(s): Salgado, Edgar;Mitnik, Oscar A.
Driving restrictions are popular interventions in rapidly urbanizing developing countries. Their relatively inexpensive implementation appeals to the pressing need to reduce traffic congestion and…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Espinoza, Mauricio;Espinoza, Álvaro;Fort, Ricardo
Exploiting a unique empirical setting, 1,000 vendors in 90 traditional food markets in Lima, we document that historic social ties among market founders are associated, decades later, with stricter…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Machado, Roberto;Zuloeta, José
This paper estimates short-run and long-run elasticities of tax revenue with respect to GDP in eight Latin American countries using quarterly data. Taxes considered are corporate income tax (CIT),…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Corbacho, Ana;Osorio Rivas, Rene
Birth registration is essential to guarantee a child's right to an identity. Without proper documentation of their identity, children have limited access to health, education and social…
May 2006
Author(s): Echebarría, Koldo;Longo, Francisco;Iacoviello, Mercedes;Zuvanic, Laura;Rodríguez Gusta, Ana Laura;Iturburu, Mónica;De la Cruz Orozco, Ivania
El presente documento se propone presentar al lector los resultados del proyecto impulsado por el BID para la evaluación de sistemas nacionales de Servicio Civil (SC) en América Latina y el Caribe.…