Feb 2010
Author(s): Melo, Marcus André; Pereira, Carlos; Souza, Saulo
This project examines fiscal reforms in Brazil since the 1990s, particularly in taxation, budgeting, and fiscal federalism. While recentralizing fiscal authority and massively expanding the…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos
This paper analyses the dynamics of policy-making among the various political institutions in Brazil. The authors find that the driving force behind policies in Brazil is the strong set of powers…
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…