Dec 2005
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando;Robles, Marcos
The Dominican Republic invests a considerable amount of public resources in transfer and subsidy programs with the main objective of redistributing income to and subsidizing consumption of the poor.…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Taylor, J. Edward;Yúñez Naude, Antonio;Jesurun-Clements, Nancy
El presente estudio tuvo como objetivo medir los posibles efectos directos e indirectos en la economía rural de las nuevas condiciones comerciales que enfrentan El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras y…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Molinas, José R.;Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal
Over the last decade, every Paraguayan administration has faced greater political challenges and financial pressures than its predecessor. The result has been a chronic fiscal deficit since 1995.…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Alston, Lee J.;Melo, Marcus André;Mueller, Bernardo;Pereira, Carlos
In this project, the authors analyze the budgetary process to determine who decides on public expenditures in Brazil. The focus is not so much on the actual fiscal outcomes that emerge from the…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel;Berensztein, Sergio;Braun, Miguel;Di Gresia, Luciano
The budget process is increasingly considered key for reform efforts to improve fiscal outcomes. The authors embark on a political economy analysis of the budget process in Argentina, in the spirit…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Moraes, Juan Andrés;Chasquetti, Daniel;Bergara, Mario
This paper explores the extent to which Uruguayan institutions (as interbranch relations, electoral rules, budgetary rules, etc.) and political actors (parties, factions, interest groups and…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.;Barreix, Alberto Daniel;Machado, Roberto;Gómez Sabaini, Juan C.;Cornick, Jorge;Acevedo, Carlos;González Orellana, Mauricio;Schenone, Osvaldo H.;De la Torre, Carlos
"Recaudar para crecer" aboga por un sistema tributario que garantice una recaudación acorde con las necesidades de desarrollo y que ayude a superar el enorme rezago centroamericano frente a…
May 2005
Author(s): López-Cálix, José R.;Melo, Alberto;Tinsley, Elaine;Calvo, Sara
The last Public Expenditure Review for Ecuador (PER) was produced in 1993. More than a decade later, the purpose of this report is to provide the Ecuadorian authorities with the World Bank's and…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The main objective of the study is to assess the extent to which participatory budgeting (OP) is fostering the efficient and democratic allocation of resources and citizen involvement in the planning…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Herrán, Carlos Alberto
This paper hopes to contribute to the understanding of the determinants of poverty and inequality in Brazil, identify some of the main challenges and spell out policy implications for reducing…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El objetivo principal del estudio es evaluar en qué medida el uso de la metodología de presupuesto participativo (OP) promueve una asignación de recursos eficiente y democrática y alienta la…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Uquillas, Jorge;Sáenz-Arce, Pedro
This document argues for greater emphasis on technological search activities in smaller, poorer economies such as those of Central America. This argument is based on simple economic expediencies…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;Bour, Juan Luis;Catena, Marcelo;Navajas, Fernando
La preocupación central que motiva este informe es la sostenibilidad fiscal de Uruguay en un contexto de elevado endeudamiento externo. Los autores relacionan la sostenibilidad de la deuda con un…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Amarante, Verónica;Arim, Rodrigo;Rubio, Mónica;Vigorito, Andrea
En este trabajo se analiza la evolución de la pobreza y de la respuesta de la red de protección social en Uruguay entre 1991 y 2003, enfatizando en el período 1999 a 2003. Primero se presenta una…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Lorenzo, Fernando;Berretta, Nora;Laens, Silvia;Perelmuter, Nicole;Osimani, Rosa;Paolino, Carlos;Pessano, Oscar
El objetivo de este trabajo es caracterizar los instrumentos de política económica que inciden en las decisiones que adoptan los agentes del sector privado en la economía uruguaya. Pretende…