May 2022
Author(s): Gomez-Gonzalez, Jose E.;Uribe, Jorge M.;Valencia, Oscar
This paper studies volatility spillovers in credit default swaps (CDS) between the corporate sectors and Latin American countries. Daily data from October 14, 2006, to August 23, 2021, are employed.…
May 2022
Author(s): Garde, María José;Manatta, Zayda;Pineda, Emilio
The availability of beneficial ownership information on legal persons and arrangements is a key requirement of tax transparency and a key instrument in the fight against tax evasion and other…
May 2022
Author(s): Garde, María José;Manatta, Zayda;Pineda, Emilio
La disponibilidad de información sobre el beneficiario final de las personas e instrumentos jurídicos es un requisito fundamental de la transparencia fiscal y un instrumento clave en la lucha contra…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Ter-Minassian, Teresa;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés
This paper focuses on the design of intergovernmental transfers to reduce vertical and horizontal fiscal imbalances and improve the performance of subnational governments. It provides an overview of…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Carvalho, Joana;Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) have been used to address the need for the implementation of huge investment programs and to bridge the infrastructure gap that exists in Latin American and…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge
This paper argues that the need for metropolitan-wide government is higher the larger the unrealized benefits from economies of scale and externalities. It contends that there is no trade-off between…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Almost one fifth of children under five in El Salvador are anemic because their diets contain too little iron. In rural areas, that number rises to 25 percent; the disorder extends across Central…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En El Salvador casi una quinta parte de los niños menores de cinco años sufren de anemia pues sus dietas contienen muy poco hierro. En las zonas rurales esta cifra se eleva al 25%. Darles a los niños…