Decentralizing Revenue in Latin America: Why and How
Vicente Fretes Cibils,
J. Sebastián Scrofina,
Arturo Ramirez Verdugo (),
Jorge Martinez-Vazquez (),
Cristian Sepulveda (),
Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza (),
Fabio Sanchez Torres,
Sebastián Auguste and
Daniel Artana ()
No 6883 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank
This book analyzes the reasons for lackluster performance selected Latin American countries in mobilizing subnational own-source revenues and explores policy options to increase these revenues as efficiently and equitably as possible. Seven case studies--Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela--span a wide range of characteristics, including federal and unitary countries, different geographical sizes, levels of economic development, and degrees of revenue decentralization. In this book, subnational governments include both intermediate and local levels of government, which are distinguished in the case studies. Together, the case studies provide a reasonably representative picture of the challenges faced throughout Latin America in mobilizing subnational own-source revenues in a manner that supports equitable growth.
Keywords: Taxation; Latin America; Fiscal dependence; Intergovernmental transfers; Decentralization; Subnational governments; Subnational revenue mobilization (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
https://publications.iadb.org/publications/english ... rica-Why-and-How.pdf (application/pdf)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:idb:idbbks:6883
Access Statistics for this book
More books in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Felipe Herrera Library ().