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Policymaking in Latin America: How Politics Shapes Policies

Pablo Spiller, Ernesto H. Stein, Mariano Tommasi, Carlos Scartascini, Lee J. Alston, Marcus Melo, Bernardo Mueller (), Carlos Pereira, Cristobal Aninat, John Londregan, Patricio Navia, Joaquín Vial, Mauricio Cardenas (), Roberto Junguito, Mónica Pachón, Andrés Mejía Acosta, M. Caridad Araujo (), Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, Sebastián Saiegh, Fabrice Lehoucq, Gabriel Negretto, Francisco Javier Aparicio, Benito Nacif, Allyson Lucinda Benton, José R. Molinas, Marcela Montero, Francisco Monaldi, Rosa Amelia González de Pacheco, Richard Obuchi and Michael Penfold

No 329 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: What determines the capacity of countries to design, approve and implement effective public policies? To address this question, this book builds on the results of case studies of political institutions, policymaking processes, and policy outcomes in eight Latin American countries. The result is a volume that benefits from both micro detail on the intricacies of policymaking in individual countries and a broad cross-country interdisciplinary analysis of policymaking processes in the region.

Keywords: B-626; political institutions, policy outcomes, good governance, economic and political shocks, veto players, fickle institutions, political cooperation, one-party hegemony, divided government (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781597820615
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