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Treinta años de Finanzas Públicas en San Andrés Islas: de la autosuficiencia a la dependencia fiscal


  • Javier Yabrudy Vega



Since 2001 public finances of the Department Archipelago have been subject to the agreement of 1999 of debt agreement restructuring of Law 550 or Bankruptcies law. Although this agreement established measures in order to increase institutional strength, which would account for the improvement of financial and administrative management, the revenue raise and the rationalization of government´s expenditures, the state administration failed to gain back its fiscal autonomy. The aim of this study consists of analyzing the evolution of the State´s public finances main components for the period 1980-2009. RESUMEN: Desde el año 2001 las finanzas públicas del Departamento Archipiélago de San Andrés Islas han estado sujetas al acuerdo de 1999 de reestructuración de pasivos en el marco de la Ley 550 o Ley de Quiebras. A pesar de que este acuerdo estableció la adopción de medidas de fortalecimiento institucional que condujeron a mejorar la gestión financiera y administrativa, aumentar los ingresos fiscales y racionalizar el gasto público, la administración departamental no ha logrado retomar su autonomía fiscal. El propósito de este estudio es analizar la evolución de los principales componentes de las finanzas públicas del Departamento Archipiélago para el período 1980-2009.

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  • Javier Yabrudy Vega, 2012. "Treinta años de Finanzas Públicas en San Andrés Islas: de la autosuficiencia a la dependencia fiscal," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO SOBRE ECONOMÍA REGIONAL Y URBANA 009298, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ECONOMÍA REGIONAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000102:009298

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    Finanzas públicas; San Andrés Islas; situación fiscal; finalidad del gasto.;

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    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • H62 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Deficit; Surplus
    • H63 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Debt; Debt Management; Sovereign Debt
    • H73 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Interjurisdictional Differentials and Their Effects

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