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Local governments' capacity and performance: evidence from peruvian municipalities
This paper explores the extent of technical capacity constraints in Peruvian local governments. To do that, we study how effective municipalities are in using a significant income windfall due to central government transfers ...
State formation, tax structures and mineral abundance Chile and Peru, 1850-1930s
The paper assesses the impact of natural resource abundance on state formation by looking at how tax structures responded to booming periods in the early ages of the Chilean and Peruvian republic, 1850-1930s. The paper ...
Who attract the public sector compensation schemes?: evidence from Latin America
Compensation schemes tend to differ markedly between public and private sector jobs, which can affect the relative preferences of potential employees towards those jobs. We explore this through two informational experiments ...