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Descentralización en el Caribe colombiano: las finanzas departamentales en los noventas


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  • Joaquín Viloria De La Hoz



Dada la relevancia de la descentralización fiscal, se estableció la necesidad de investigar sobre las finanzas públicas de los departamentos de la Costa Caribe colombiana y su evolución durante la década de 1990. En la investigación se concluye que el proceso de descentralización generó en la Región Caribe y en Colombia mayor inversión social (en educación y salud sobre todo) y en cierta medida acercó los gobernantes a los ciudadanos. De otro lado, los indicadores analizados en el documento no dan elementos para asegurar que la crisis fiscal de los departamentos de la Costa Caribe se presente más grave que la del conjunto de departamentos del país, pero sí contrastan con los mejores resultados presentados por el departamento de Antioquia, tomado como ejemplo de gestión fiscal en Colombia.

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Length: 50
Date of creation: 31 May 2001
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Handle: RePEc:col:000102:002283

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  1. Ana María Iregui & Jorge Ramos & Luz Amparo Saavedra, . "Análisis de la Descentralización Fiscal en Colombia," Borradores de Economia 175, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  2. Roberto Junguito & Ligia Melo & Martha Misas, . "La Descentralización Fiscal y la Política Macroeconómica," Borradores de Economia 031, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  3. Ignacio Lozano, . "Colombia's Public Finance in the 1990s: A Decade of Reforms, Fiscal Imbalance and Debt," Borradores de Economia 174, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  4. Robert Tannenwald, 1999. "Fiscal disparity among the States revisited," New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Jul, pages 3-25.
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