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The State of State Reform in Latin America [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Lora, Eduardo.
Publication:
Washington : World Bank Publications, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (474 p.)
Series:
Latin American Development Forum
Latin American Development Forum
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Latin America -- Economic policy. (search)
Latin America -- Politics and government. (search)
Latin America -- Social policy. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Latin America suffered a profound state crisis in the 1980's, which prompted not only the wave of macroeconomic and deregulation reforms known as the Washington Consensus, but also a wide variety of institutional or ""second generation"" reforms. The State of State Reform in Latin America reviews and assesses the outcomes of these less studied institutional reforms. This book examines four major areas of institutional reform: a) political institutions and the state organization; b) fiscal institutions, such as budget, tax and decentralization institutions; c) public institutions in charge of...
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1 State Reform in Latin America: A Silent Revolution; Figures; Tables; 2 Reforming the Rules of the Game: Political Reform; 3 A Brief Overview of Judicial Reform in Latin America: Objectives, Challenges, and Accomplishments; 4 Public Administration and Public Employment Reform in Latin America; Boxes; 5 Budgetary Institutions; 6 Trends and Outcomes of Tax Reform; 7 Fiscal and Political Decentralization Reforms; 8 Privatization and Regulation in Latin America; 9 Two Decades of Financial Reforms
10 Productive Development Policies and Supporting Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean11 Reform of Pension and Social Assistance Systems; 12 Education Reform as Reform of the State: Latin America Since 1980; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Lora, Eduardo Contributor
World Bank Contributor
World Bank Content Provider
ISBN:
1-280-76575-5
9786610765751
0-8213-6576-2
OCLC:
99258977