Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodrigues Bastos, Fabiano;Gutiérrez, Diego;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Global financial shocks under a revamped global financial landscape can produce unexpected, multi-faceted, and disruptive implications for emerging market economies. Using the VIX index as a proxy…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Smoke, Paul;Gómez-Álvarez, David;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Radics, Axel
In early 2020, once the severity was recognized on a global scale, the COVID-19 pandemic quickly became the most immediately pressing crisis. In addition to the general demands the pandemic created…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Mosqueira, Edgardo;Gaetani, Francisco;Lafuente, Mariano
This technical note compares the value chains and macro-processes of the Ministry of Economy (ME) of Brazil against the relevant management models and practices used by the ministries of finance,…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Mosqueira, Edgardo;Gaetani, Francisco;Lafuente, Mariano
Esta nota técnica compara as cadeias de valor e os macroprocessos do Ministério da Economia (ME) do Brasil em relação aos modelos e práticas de gesto relevantes usados pelos ministérios da fazenda,…
May 2022
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín;Bonet, Jaime Alfredo;Garson, Sol;Huanqui Valcárcel, Silvana;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Pérez, Gerson Javier;Slack, Enid
Cities are important drivers of productivity, innovation, and economic growth. To achieve their full economic potential, cities must deliver high-quality public services to their residents and…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Rao, Krishna D.;Vecino Ortiz, Andres Ignacio;Roberton, Tim;Lopez Hernandez, Angélica;Noonan, Caitlin
Latin American and Caribbean countries will face significant increases in future health expenditures. A variety of factors are responsible - population growth and aging, the epidemiological…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Ayres, João
Las tasas de inflación están estrechamente relacionadas con la expansión de la base monetaria en Brasil en el período 1960-2016. Los persistentes déficits fiscales tuvieron como resultado…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Ayres, João
Las tasas de inflación están estrechamente relacionadas con la expansión de la base monetaria en Brasil en el período 1960-2016. Los persistentes déficits fiscales tuvieron como resultado…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Bonomo, Marco;Frischtak, Claudio;Ribeiro, Paulo
We investigate the relation between existing fiscal rules and investments in the context of a fiscal crisis in Brazil. We analyze existing fiscal rules at national and subnational levels, their…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Musacchio, Aldo;Pineda, Emilio;Huber, John;Jara, Mauricio;Kim, Hyungon;Ter-Minassian, Teresa;Wagner, Rodrigo
The situation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be dire. This book uses an original database of SOE performance that shows that every year about one-…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Panadeiros, Monica;Pessino, Carola
El envejecimiento poblacional que caracterizará la evolución demográfica de los países latinoamericanos en las próximas décadas es probable que vaya acompañado de presiones para incrementar el gasto…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Rossi, José Luiz
This policy brief presents a summary of the country development challenges.
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
This paper finds that per capita municipal spending on public services is strongly and non-linearly correlated to urban population density. Optimal expenditure levels for municipal services are…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Garsous, Grégoire;Corderi, David;Velasco, Mercedes
In recent decades, a significant number of developing countries have implemented fiscal incentives programs for the tourism industry as part of their regional development policies. The main objective…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Espino, Emilio;González Rozada, Martín
This paper explores the qualitative and quantitative implications of taxation for growth and savings in three Latin American countries: Brazil, Chile and Mexico, studying a small open economy in the…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Boueri, Rogério;Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina;Pineda, Emilio;Bastos, Fabiano
This study uses Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to evaluate the efficiency of state public education systems in Brazil. State government spending on education and state gross domestic product are…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Boueri, Rogério;Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina;Pineda, Emilio;Bastos, Fabiano
Este estudio utiliza la metodología DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis o Análisis Envolvente de Datos) para evaluar la eficiencia de los sistemas de educación pública estaduales de Brasil. Se utilizaron…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Boueri, Rogério;Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina;Pineda, Emilio;Bastos, Fabiano
Este estudo utiliza a metodologia DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) para avaliar a eficiência dos sistemas de educação públicos estaduais no Brasil. O gasto público estadual com educação e o produto…