Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Antonio David , and Daniel Leigh
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 26 April 2018
Keywords: Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Taxation, Uruguay, Western Hemisphere, Argentina, Fiscal policy, Guatemala, Jamaica
This paper presents a new database of fiscal consolidations for 14 Latin American and Caribbean economies during 1989-2016. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by...