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Colombian President Iván Duque

Can Colombia Find a Peaceful Way to End Deadly Unrest?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on massive social unrest and the state’s heavy-handed response in Colombia.

Elizabeth Dickinson, Francisco Santos, Humberto de la Calle, Arlene B. Tickner, Gwen Burnyeat, Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli

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Iván Duque.

Will Colombia’s Tax Reform Get a Green Light in Congress?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Colombia’s proposed $6.38 billion tax reform plan and its potential impact on the country’s fiscal deficit.

Maria F. Valdés, Richard Francis, Mariana Zepeda

Latin America Advisor ˙

Video

Latin America’s Digital Economy and Trends in International Taxation

On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Latin America’s Digital Economy and Trends in International Taxation.” The discussion took place in the context of a recent OECD report, that reported that a global consensus on how to tax businesses with a substantial digital footprint but no physical presence in a given country remains elusive.

Leonie Rauls

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Introduction - Latin America: A Pending Assignment

Latin America, A Pending Assignment

Latin America finds itself at a moment of enormous challenge. The region’s ability to preserve its conquests and overcome its faults and limitations will be put to a severe test. But there are clear signs indicating the path we need to take, and there are proven recommendations we can follow. We hold the key to unraveling over 500 years of unfulfilled promises.

Laura Chinchilla

Books ˙ ˙ Unfulfilled Promises: Latin America Today

The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in South Africa

This paper, published uses the 2010/11 Income and Expenditure Survey for South Africa to analyze the progressivity of the main tax and social spending programs and quantify their impact on poverty and inequality.

Nora Lustig, Gabriela Inchauste, Mashekwa Maboshe, Catriona Purfield, Ingrid Woolard

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