Cerrar

x
Menú
Facebook Facebook
Buscar
Ayuda
State Capture and Fiscal Policy in Latin America
Ir

State Capture and Fiscal Policy in Latin America

Recibe nuestro resumen semanal en tu correo
redes sidebar
Given the existence of extreme inequality in the world—and especially in Latin America, its most unequal region—it is only natural to wonder why states do not redistribute income and wealth so as to significantly reduce inequality and eradicate poverty. Although there has been progress, high levels of inequality and poverty persist. One explanation for this situation could be that states, and specifically their fiscal policy, have been captured by business groups or political elites so as to favor their own interests, thereby blocking or eroding efforts to ensure wider public welfare.

By “capture” I mean the process whereby actors, mostly business groups and political elites, inte...

Autor
Ilustración
Autor
a
Ilustración
u
a