Feb 2019
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Cardinale Lagomarsino, Bruno; Scartascini, Carlos; Torrealday, Jerónimo
Does providing information improve citizens’ perception about government transparency? Does all information matter the same for shaping perceptions about the government? This paper addresses these…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
This Policy Brief examines The Bahamas’ Fiscal Responsibility Bill 2018, juxtaposing it against some standard principles that typically guide the formation of a fiscal responsibility framework. Key…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Ballivian, Amparo; Bamberger, Michael; Caso Raphael, Agustín; Cooper, Ryan; Diéguez, Gonzalo; Farfán Mares, Gabriel; Frugoni, Gabriel; García López, Roberto; Kaufmann, Jorge; Martínez, Úrsula; Medina Giopp, Alejandro; Muente, Arturo; Orozco, Hernán; Székely, Miguel; Monegro, Juan Tomás; Vargas, Victor; Velásquez, Aníbal; Wi, Seongbak
Los sistemas de monitoreo y evaluación constituyen el resultado de la aplicación de principios, procesos, procedimientos y prácticas operativas y administrativas para el desarrollo de un conjunto de…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Aguilera, Laura
Esta nota técnica busca ofrecer los lineamientos para respaldar la incorporación de la perspectiva de género en los proyectos financiados por el BID que abordan presupuestos subnacionales (es decir,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Blenman, Shamar
A moniker often invoked to describe the Caribbean is: "high debt, low growth." It was never completely true. Today it may have become so. The tourism countries, Jamaica, Barbados, and The…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Lee, Sunju
This note describes the development of South Korea's social security system over the past several decades. The system is split into three main branches: social insurance, intended to achieve…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Larios, José; Pérez Trejo, Carlos A.
Este trabajo se concentra en un proceso clave en la determinación de los niveles y la composición del gasto público en Guatemala: el proceso presupuestario. Utilizando información presupuestaria…
Jul 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Jul 2015
Author(s): García-Cicco, Javier; Kawamura, Enrique
This paper evaluates from a welfare perspective three policy alternatives for dealing with Dutch disease problems originating from cyclical movements in commodity prices: fiscal rules for government…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Gonzales, Alberto; Tolsa Caballero, Nuria
The database allows estimating structural fiscal balances for 20 countries in the region under different assumptions regarding the output gap and commodity structural prices. It is a unique database…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Rabade, Héctor; Sprietzer, Deborah; Fleitas, Alejandra; Locano, Maria del Pilar
Between 2002 and 2012, countries in Latina America and the Caribbean have made considerable progress in modernizing their Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). Today, 70% of SAIs have adopted a…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Rabade, Héctor; Sprietzer, Deborah; Fleitas, Alejandra; Locano, Maria del Pilar
Durante la década 2002-2012, los países de América Latina y el Caribe realizaron un notable esfuerzo en la modernización de sus órganos de control externo. Hoy, el 70% de las Entidades Fiscalizadoras…
May 2014
Author(s): Gómez, Rafael; Varea, Marco
Esta nota describe los resultados de un conjunto de asistencias técnicas realizadas en los gobiernos locales de Colombia para lograr su fortalecimiento institucional en base a la Gestión para…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Pérez Pérez, Jorge Eduardo
Fiscal policy in Latin America has been historically imprudent and continues to be viewed with skepticism. At the same time, most countries have remained out of trouble for several years and were…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Seerattan, Dave
This policy brief defines the challenges of conducting appropriate fiscal policy over the past 20 years in four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago) and…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Mesones, Jorge A.; Peschiera Cassinelli, Jorge R.; Baca Campodónico, Jorge F.
The Peruvian economy has exhibited remarkable growth in the past 20 years. Good tax and monetary policies, along with comprehensive structural adjustment, which has attracted substantial foreign…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Guzmán S., Marcela; Sanginés, Mario
En este libro se busca explorar la relación entre presupuesto y desempeño de la gestión pública en el contexto propio de los países emergentes en general, y de América Latina en particular. Se toma…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Pizzolon, Fiorella; Rasteletti, Alejandro
This document assesses the advantages and disadvantages of using different methodologies to estimate Uruguay's structural fiscal balance. Results indicate that disaggregated methods or methods…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Chávez, Gonzálo
La economía boliviana depende de manera significativa de la exportación de recursos naturales, en especial de hidrocarburos. Desde el punto de vista fiscal, la venta de gas natural a Brasil y a…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Aguilar, Tatiana; Cortés, Sandra; Olivera, Mauricio
El crecimiento de la economía mundial y el aumento de los precios internacionales de los productos básicos o commodities han dado lugar a un mayor dinamismo en las actividades extractivas en los…