Budget Institutions and Fiscal Performance in Latin America

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Alberto F. Alesina

Harvard University - Department of Economics; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Ricardo Hausmann

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Rudolf Hommes

Universidad de los Andes

Ernesto Stein

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Date Written: April 1998

Abstract

In this paper detailed information on the budget institutions of Latin American countries is collected. These institutions are classified on a hierarchical/collegial scale, as a function of the existence of constraints on the deficit and voting rules.

Suggested Citation

Alesina, Alberto F. and Hausmann, Ricardo and Hommes, Rudolf and Stein, Ernesto Hugo, Budget Institutions and Fiscal Performance in Latin America (April 1998). IDB Working Paper No. 326. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1817191 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1817191

Alberto F. Alesina

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Rudolf Hommes

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Ernesto Hugo Stein

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) ( email )

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