Dec 2017
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Pineda, Emilio; Radics, Axel
Un sistema de transferencias fiscales intergubernamentales que promueva una mayor igualación fiscal entre gobiernos subnacionales (GSN) es un componente esencial de todo proceso de descentralización…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Centro Interamericano de Administraciones Tributarias (CIAT)
Los datos contenidos se basan en la información estadística publicada en Revenue Statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean 2015 de OCDE, CEPAL, CIAT y el BID realizada bajo la forma de…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Corrales, Luis Fernando; Díaz, Santiago; Garcimartín, Carlos
The tax database for the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, prepared by the IDB and CIAT, shows significant innovations in relation to the already existing databases: (i) it introduces the…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Corrales, Luis Fernando; Díaz, Santiago; Garcimartín, Carlos
La base de datos fiscales para América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) elaborada por el BID y el CIAT presenta importantes novedades respecto a las bases ya existentes: 1) introduce el concepto de Presión…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez Pueblita, José Carlos
En el presente documento se realiza un análisis del complejo marco institucional que rige el esquema de coordinación fiscal existente entre la federación y los estados en México, y se elabora una…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Blenman, Shamar
Together for Prosperity is a macro-fiscal and social overview of how OECS member countries jointly faced challenges and achieved greater welfare over the past decade. By operating as a single…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Clarke, Dillon; Khadan, Jeetendra; Lorde, Kishmar; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan
All countries in the Caribbean face fiscal challenges. On the one hand, the countries that depend on tourism – Jamaica, Barbados, and The Bahamas – are at different stages of dealing with the…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo
The paper shows that international government borrowing from multilateraldevelopment banks is countercyclical while international government borrowing form private sector lenders is procyclical. The…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Fernandez, Andres; Imrohoroglu, Ayse; Tamayo, Cesar
Latin American countries have long exhibited low levels of saving rates when compared to other countries in relatively similar stages of economic development (e.g., Asian economies). Motivated by…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Kaufmann, Jorge
Las empresas públicas representan una fracción significativa del producto interno bruto (PIB) y del empleo en Paraguay. Están presentes en sectores clave de la economía, como energía,…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Valencia, Oscar
This policy brief summarizes a conference on recent developments in the analysis of current account sustainability held by Research Department of the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) and Banco…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose
This issue of the Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores the importance of commodities for the region’s countries. While the Caribbean includes commodity producers, most members depend heavily…
May 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Ramirez, Francisco A.
This study uses simulations of state-dependent distributions of fiscal limits for 18 economies in Central America and the Caribbean to better understand governments¿ ability to service their debt,…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Chirinos-Leañez, Ana María; Pagliacci, Carolina
This paper evaluates whether fiscal and foreign exchange policy shocks canexplain both credit and credit supply in Venezuela. Empirical evidence suggests that between 65 and 90 percent of credit…