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Latin America and the Caribbean Publications

 

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  • Gunter, Samara; Riera-Crichton, Daniel; Vegh, Carlos; Vuletin, Guillermo (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2018-12)
    This paper estimates the effect of worldwide tax changes on output following the narrative approach developed for the United States by Romer and Romer (2010). The analysis uses a novel ...
  • Santibanez, Lucrecia; Saavedra, Juan E.; Bentaouet Kattan, Raja; Patrinos, Harry Anthony (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2018-12)
    In low-income countries, private schools are perceived as superior alternatives to the public sector, often improving achievement at a fraction of the cost. It is unclear whether ...
  • Mejía, Daniel; Restrepo, Pascual; Rozo, Sandra V. (Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the World Bank, 2017-06-01)
    This paper studies the effects of enforcement on illegal behavior in the context of a large aerial spraying program designed to curb coca cultivation in Colombia. In 2006, the Colombian government pledged not to spray a ...
  • Calvo-Gonzalez, Oscar; Cunha, Barbara; Trezzi, Riccardo (Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the World Bank, 2017-06-01)
    In 2011 the Government of El Salvador implemented a reform to the liquefied gas (LPG) subsidy that increased the welfare of households in all but the top two deciles of the income distribution. However, the reform turned ...
  • Aburto-Oropeza, Octavio; Leslie, Heather M.; Mack-Crane, Austen; Nagavarapu, Sriniketh; Reddy, Sheila M.W.; Sievanen, Leila (Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the World Bank, 2017-06-01)
    Devolving property rights to local institutions has emerged as a compelling management strategy for natural resource management in developing countries. The use of property rights among fishing cooperatives operating in ...