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Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018: public policy challenges in the framework of the 2030 Agenda

March 2018 | Institutional Documents and Books
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This edition of Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean coincides with an
important milestone: the thirtieth anniversary of the Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy
organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Over the past 30 years, this seminar has become a key fixture on the agenda of fiscal
policy events in the region.
Throughout these three decades, the successive editions of the seminar have
served as a forum for national authorities, tax experts and officials from international
organizations to discuss the performance, challenges and opportunities of fiscal policy;
and it has enhanced policy design and management in the individual countries.

Table of contents

Foreword .-- Chapter I: The fiscal situation: evolution of public finances in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017 .-- Chapter II: Public revenue in Latin America over the past 30 years: trends, challenges and guidelines for reforms .-- Chapter III: Public expenditure in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last 30 years .-- Chapter IV: The stabilizing role of fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean: the new debates.