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Dimensión del Estado y descentralización fiscal. Elementos para el debate desde la experiencia reciente de América Latina

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  • Diego Pinilla
  • Juan de Dios Jiménez
  • Roberto Montero

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Se explora la relación entre la descentralización fiscal y el tamano del sector público para 17 países latinoamericanos desde 1990 hasta 2009. Se han realizado pruebas de cointegración, causalidad y estimaciones de regresión para panel. Se concluye que existe un vínculo entre el aumento de los gobiernos globales y sus procesos de descentralización, por el incremento en el tamano los sectores subcentrales sin una correspondiente disminución de los gobiernos centrales. Paradójicamente, se aprecia cierto soporte a la hipótesis del leviatán, como quiera que se haya encontrado una relación negativa entre el consumo final del gobierno y el ingreso subcentral.

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  • Diego Pinilla & Juan de Dios Jiménez & Roberto Montero, 2013. "Dimensión del Estado y descentralización fiscal. Elementos para el debate desde la experiencia reciente de América Latina," Revista de Economía del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario, June.
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    Keywords

    Tamaño del Estado; Descentralización; Federalismo fiscal; América Latina;
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    JEL classification:

    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy; Modern Monetary Theory
    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • H70 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - General
    • H77 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Intergovernmental Relations; Federalism

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