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    • Decentralization in Colombia: searching for social equity in a bumpy economic geography 

      Ramírez, Juan M.; Díaz, Yadira; Bedoya, Juan G. (2014-03)
      La descentralización en Colombia fue concebida para mejorar el acceso de la población a los servicios sociales, reducir la pobreza y proveer bienestar en todo el territorio. Sin embargo, después de más de 20 años persiste ...
    • Implementing a subnational results-oriented management and budgeting system 

      Gómez, Rafael; Olivera, Mauricio; Velasco, Mario A. (2009-09)
      "After a century of political centralization in Colombia, the first public election of city mayors in 1986 began a decentralization trend, which was later reinforced by a constitutional reform in 1991. Subnational governments ...
    • La descentralización en Colombia 

      Alesina, Alberto; Carrasquilla, Alberto; Echavarría, Juan J. (2000-06)
      "In the 1990 s descentralization in Colombia, a process which had begun a decade earlier, was sharply accelerated. The percentage of current Central Government revenues that are automatically transferred to the regional ...
    • Decentralization and bailouts in Colombia 

      Echavarría, Juan J.; Rentería, Carolina; Steiner, Roberto (2000-05)
      Descentralization has meny benefits, but it can also weaken fiscal discipline, specifically, expectations on the possibility of a bailout by central government create incentives for fiscal misbehavior, fiscal discipline ...