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Public Financial Management in Latin America: The Key to Efficiency and Transparency

Joseph Cavanagh, Marco Varea, Almudena Fernández Benito, Adriana Arosteguiberry, James L. Chan, Mike Williams, Gerardo Uña, Israel Fainboim Yaker, Natalia Rezai, Claudiano De Albuquerque, Carlos Pimenta, José Adrián Vargas and Mario Pessoa

No 7123 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: 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. This book brings together the knowledge and experiences of IMF and IDB staff and representatives from 16 governments in the region to document these reforms, and examines the experiences and lessons learned. It is a valuable resource for those looking at issues in public financial management.

Keywords: eficiencia; gestión de gasto público; contabilidad de costo; public procurement; efficiency; financial management information system; gestión de las finanzas públicas; cash management; public expenditure management; cuenta única del tesoro; licitación; gestión de tesorería; gestión de caja; budget; contabilidad del sector público; treasury single account; public sector accounting; presupuesto; treasury management; public financial management; gestión de deuda; cost accounting; debt management (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: H21 H57 H72 H63 H83 H50 H69 H60 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
ISBN: 9781597822251
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