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    • Endogenous Taxation in Ongoing Internal Conflict: The Case of Colombia 

      Shapiro, Jacob; Steele, Abbey; Vargas, Juan (CAF, 2014-02)
      Recent empirical evidence at the cross-country and subnational levels suggests that internal conflicts harm state capacity and tax performance. On the face of it this is odd: internal conflict should create strong incentives ...
    • State Capabilities in Colombian Municipalities: Measurements and Determinants 

      Perry, Guillermo; García, Eduardo; Jiménez, Pedro (Universidad de los Andes; CEDE; CAF, 2014-08)
      This paper constructs a comprehensive set of State Capacity indicators for Colombian municipalities, focusing in four basic governmental capabilities: fiscal, financial, physical and operational. First, a group of relevant ...