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El gasto público en Colombia: Algunos aspectos sobre su tamaño, evolución y estructura

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  • Ligia Alba Melo-Becerra

    (Banco de la República de Colombia)

  • Jorge Enrique Ramos-Forero

    (Banco de la República de Colombia)

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Este documento presenta una visión general sobre el gasto público en Colombia, destacando algunos aspectos sobre el gasto óptimo y algunas comparaciones internacionales sobre el tamaño del Estado. Así mismo, presenta una descripción sobre la evolución del gasto del Gobierno Nacional Central con base en la clasificación económica tradicional y la clasificación del Presupuesto General de la Nación por finalidad. Bajo esta última clasificación se destaca la evolución del gasto social en los últimos años.

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  • Ligia Alba Melo-Becerra & Jorge Enrique Ramos-Forero, 2017. "El gasto público en Colombia: Algunos aspectos sobre su tamaño, evolución y estructura," Borradores de Economia 1003, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  • Handle: RePEc:bdr:borrec:1003
    DOI: 10.32468/be.1003
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    1. Comisión del Gasto y la Inversión Pública, 2018. "Comisión del Gasto y la Inversión Pública. Informe final," Libros Fedesarrollo 016617, Fedesarrollo.
    2. Martha López & Eduardo Sarmiento G., 2019. "El Sistema Pensional en Colombia," Borradores de Economia 1078, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    3. Ligia Alba Melo-Becerra & Jorge Enrique Ramos-Forero & Camilo Gómez, 2020. "El Presupuesto General de la Nación: Una aproximación a las partidas de transferencias e inversión," Borradores de Economia 1136, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    4. Estrada, Fernando & Trujillo, Marlyn Tatiana & Pardo, Diego, 2018. "Política Fiscal, Ingresos y Desigualdad en Colombia (1990-2015) [Fiscal Policy, Income And Inequality In Colombia (1990-2015)]," MPRA Paper 88748, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Gasto público; bienes públicos; tamaño del Estado;
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    JEL classification:

    • H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General
    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
    • H61 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Budget; Budget Systems

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