Sep 2021
Author(s): Valencia, Oscar; Arellano, Matheo; Angarita, Matilde
What is the potential impact of vaccination programs and different fiscal adjustment scenarios on countries after suffering the macro-fiscal effects of the pandemic? We calibrate a DSGE model with an…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Rosenblatt, David; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Frazier, Gralyn; McCaskie, Ariel; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Christie, Jason; Khadan, Jeetendra; Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
For more than a year, the Caribbean economics team at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has focused on the potential implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for lives and livelihoods across the…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Delgado, Raúl; Eguino, Huáscar; Pereira, Aloisio Lopes
This publication presents recent experiences of finance ministries in the Latin American and Caribbean region in three crucial areas of intervention where climate change issues and the…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Delgado, Raúl; Eguino, Huáscar; Pereira, Aloisio Lopes
Esta publicación presenta un conjunto de experiencias recientes de ministerios de finanzas de la región de América Latina y el Caribe en tres áreas de intervención donde convergen los temas de cambio…
May 2021
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Saboin, José Luis
This paper uses a model of intergenerational accounting to simulate the intergenerational distribution of oil wealth in Venezuela. Venezuelan oil production does not seem to follow an optimal…
May 2021
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna; Andrian, Leandro Gaston; Contreras, Eduardo; Hirs, Jorge
El presente documento desarrolla un análisis profundo de los procesos e instrumentos de planificación y priorización del gasto de inversión pública en Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú. Para tal fin…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Ter-Minassian, Teresa
This paper presents projections for 18 Latin America and Caribbean countries of pensions and health expenditures over the next 50 years, compares them to advanced countries, and calculates estimates…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Ter-Minassian, Teresa
En esta publicación se presentan las proyecciones del gasto público en pensiones y salud para los próximos 50 años para 18 países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), se incluyen estimaciones de la…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico; Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe; Centro Interamericano de Administraciones Tributarias
Este informe compila estadísticas comparables de ingresos fiscales durante el período 1990-2019 para 27 economías de América Latina y el Caribe. Basado en la base de datos de Estadísticas de Ingresos…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean; Inter American Center of Tax Administrations
This report compiles comparable tax revenue statistics over the period 1990-2019 for 27 Latin American and Caribbean economies. Based on the OECD Revenue Statistics database, it applies the OECD…
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…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Arenas de Mesa, Alberto; Mosqueira, Edgardo
Este estudio presenta un análisis principalmente normativo desde dos perspectivas. Metodológicamente, analiza el estado actual de las funciones asignadas normativamente a los Ministerios de Hacienda…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Powell, Andrew
The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging in modern history. Latin America and the Caribbean lost 7.4% of GDP, the largest drop on record in a single year. The region is…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Powell, Andrew
El año 2020 será recordado como uno de los más difíciles de la historia moderna. América Latina y el Caribe experimentó una caída de 7,4% del PIBla mayor registrada en un solo año. Se prevé que la…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Parro, Francisco; Valencia, Oscar; Zentner, Joaquín
La desigualdad de género es una realidad en la mayoría de las regiones del mundo, particularmente en los países en desarrollo (Banco Mundial, 2018). A su vez, la evidencia empírica nos muestra que el…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Fuentes, J. Rodrigo; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus; Soto, Raimundo
This paper reviews the design and operation of the Chilean fiscal rule in the past 30 years. Using different empirical approaches, we assess its impact on fiscal procyclicality, public debt, and…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Arce, Eliécer; Robles, Edgar A.
This paper aims to provide evidence on the effects of fiscal rules on public investment, fiscal results and growth in Costa Rica and Panama. First, we find that the budget formulation process and the…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
2020 was an unprecedented year for Central America and the Dominican Republic. The effect of the global COVID-19 pandemic, exacerbated by the impact of Hurricanes Eta and Iota in some countries,…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
El 2020 fue un año sin precedentes para Centroamérica y República Dominicana. El efecto de la pandemia global del COVID-19, al que se sumó el de los huracanes Eta e Iota en algunos de los países,…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Schwartz, Moises; Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Silvani, Carlos; Ospina, Laura; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Loser, Claudio; Mooney, Henry; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Rosenblatt, David; Ter-Minassian, Teresa; Ossowski, Rolando; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Khadan, Jeetendra; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; De Haan, Jakob; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Beck, Thorsten
This volume focuses on economic institutions defined as rules and organizational arrangements that, if they govern the design and implementation of fiscal and monetary policies, can better align…