The Public Sector in Latin America (Special publication / Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin)

  • 235 Pages
  • 1.50 MB
  • English
Univ of Texas Inst of Latin
Economic policy, Government ownership, State And Industrial Organization, Congresses, Latin Am
The Physical Object
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ISBN 100867280093
ISBN 139780867280098

The book is based on two decades of reform experience in the leading countries in the field of budget preparation, evaluation and control, with case studies of six Latin American countries.

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Public officials and policymakers working with budgets, as well as students of development economics, will find this book a valuable by: Public sector in Latin America. Austin: Office for Public Sector Studies, Institute of Latin American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Latin American organizations were designed to build regional and subregional economic integration starting with trade agreements. The Latin American debt crisis, the end of the "lost" decade of the s, and in the context of globalization, economic integration objectives were adapted to a more open world trade by: 1.

The efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of public financial management in Latin America is critical for the supervision of public resources, fiscal stability, and sustainable economic development. In recent years, the countries of Latin America have embraced reforms in public financial management and have made many important advances; however, many challenges remain.

The informal sector denotes the small-scale, unprotected, and loosely regulated activities and self-employment that proliferate in developing countries. This book is about the people who engage in informal activities and the people who study, interpret, intervene in, promote, or attempt to repress or regulate the sector.

The authors bring together and evaluate for the first time competing. 2 January | Latin American Politics and Society, Vol. 47, No. 4 Explaining judicial reform outcomes in new democracies: The importance of authoritarian legalism in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile Human Rights Review, Vol.

4, No. The Judicial Sector In Latin America And The Caribbean The Judicial Sector In Latin America And The Caribbean by Maria Dakolias. Download it The Judicial Sector In Latin America And The Caribbean books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

"Professional analysis of essential elements of judicial reform, as provided in any country. The State and the Private Sector in Latin America: The Shift to Partnership th Edition by M. Font (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN.

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In this volume, experts on Latin American public opinion and political behavior employ region-wide public opinion studies, elite surveys, experiments, and advanced statistical methods to reach several key conclusions about voting behavior in the region's emerging democracies.

In Latin America, to. We estimate public investment gaps in a sample of developing countries using a public investment demand function. We then use gross domestic product (GDP) per capita projections, forecasts of structural transformation, and three Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets (poverty, infant mortality and lower secondary school completion) to predict public investment needs in in Latin.

We compute Public Sector Performance (PSP) and Public Sector Efficiency (PSE) indicators and Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) efficiency scores for a sample of twenty-three Latin American and Caribbean Countries (LAC) to measure efficiency of public spending for the period Our results show that the PSE is inversely correlated with the size of the government, while the efficiency.

Public sector activities in Latin America. [Laurence Whitehead] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Whitehead.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: He was Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank () and held various government positions in his home country, Colombia.

Perry is author or coauthor of more than 20 books and many articles on diverse development issues, including growth, inequality, public finance, natural resources, and trade.

Experimental governance. The emergence of public sector innovation labs in Latin America. Policy Design and Practice: Vol. 3, Designing Government Futures. Guest Editor: Lucy Kimbell and Lucia Vesnić-Alujević, pp.

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This book follows ten political economic histories since the s, showing how different forms of partnership have developed, flourished or declined over the time. The author's argument is supported by rich empirical material. It places partnership schemes in a broader social context and provides.

Social thinkers have criticized Latin American development as incomplete, backward, and anti-modern. This volume demonstrates that, while often deeply compromised and fragmented, Latin American civil spheres have remained resilient, institutionally and culturally, generating new oppositional movements, independent journalism, rebellious intellectuals, electoral power, and critical political.

The World Bank reports that low teacher effectiveness causes children attending public schools in Latin America and the Caribbean to miss the equivalent of one school day every week.

Public education in Latin America is plagued by teacher absenteeism, low pay and poor school leadership; all contribute to this troubling inefficiency. Latin America has enjoyed significant growth.

This is how, through a survey of 1, health system professionals in 18 Latin American countries, they identified several common elements presented by the region in terms of public health. The study also makes certain recommendations to address the difficulties.

Drug shortage. Of the respondents, % affirm that it is one of the main. Author: Omowunmi Ladipo Publisher: World Bank Publications ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: Get Books Fiscal discipline and public sector efficiency became prominent issues in Latin America and the Caribbean in the late 's following external debt crises that troubled many countries in the region.

‎This is a bold new study of the recent emergence of democracy in Latin America. Leonardo Avritzer shows that traditional theories of democratization fall short in explaining this phenomenon. Scholars have long held that the postwar stability of Western Europe reveals that restricted democracy, or "d.

Using data from Latin American countries in the early s, Loayza tests some of the model's implications and estimates the size of the informal sector in these countries - identifying the size of the informal sector to latent variable for which multiple causes and indicators exist.

Crucial Needs, Weak Incentives studies the politics of efforts to reform education and health services in Latin America in the s. Both sectors were common targets of reform, but both sectors also have large numbers of unionized public employees, whose presence affects patronage as.

Despite significant progress, education remains a challenge in Latin America. The region has made great progress in educational coverage; almost all children attend primary school and access to secondary education has increased considerably complete on average two more years of schooling than their parents' generation.

Most educational systems in the region have implemented various types of. The purpose of this paper is to present evidence on public-private wage differential for a sample of Latin American countries and to discuss the relationship between public-private wage differentials and bureaucratic quality in the Region.

The paper starts by estimating public-private wage differentials for a sample of 17 Latin American countries covering 88 percent of the population of the. William LeoGrande is Dean of the American University School of Public Affairs and a specialist in Latin-American politics and U.S.

foreign policy in the region. He is an adviser to the U.S. government and several private-sector agencies. He has written five books, including Our Own Backyard: The United States in Central America, –   Democracy and the Public Space in Latin America book.

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According to the web application attacks observed in Junethe Latin American country suffering the largest number of attacks in a period of. In the s and s, many Latin American countries, notably Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico, borrowed huge sums of money from international creditors for industrialization, especially infrastructure programs.

These countries had soaring economies at the time, so the creditors were happy to provide loans. Initially, developing countries typically garnered loans through public routes like the. Nef, J'Public administration and public sector reform in latin america', in Handbook of public administration: concise paperback edition, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.viewed 18 Junedoi: /n Challenges for Latin Americans, U.S.

Latinos By Eileen De Los Reyes. Whenever one asks about ways of struggling against impossible odds in Latin America, one is told not to worry because no "hay mal que dure cien anos" (no evil lasts one hundred years).The saying points in the direction of passive resistance since all one needs to do is wait for evil to pass.

The Latin American Databank (LAD) provides a portal for Latin American datasets acquired, processed and archived by the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. This valuable collection includes data from public opinion surveys conducted by the survey research community in Latin America and the Caribbean, including universities, institutes.Bounded Rationality and Policy Diffusion: Social Sector Reform in Latin America - Ebook written by Kurt Weyland.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Bounded Rationality and Policy Diffusion: Social Sector Reform in Latin America.

Inequalities in health: Latin America is characterized by a high level of inequity and inequality, with a significant percentage of the population in the base of the pyramid. Meaning many sections of the population are at a higher risk, as health problems are often influenced by societal factors such as education, socio-cultural level, income.