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The Uruguayan Tax Reform of 2006: Why Didn’t it Fail?

This article explores the success of Uruguay’s 2006 tax reform in (re-)introducing a comprehensive and progressive personal income tax while re-balancing direct and indirect taxes, eliminating inefficient taxes, and strengthening tax enforcement and compliance.

Colombia: An Agenda for the Next President

Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson discusses issues Colombia's next leader should address.

Paying For Crime: A Review of the Relationships Between Insecurity and Development in Mexico and Central America

Given the consequences that insecurity and crime have for Mexico and Central America, the governments of the region must work to devise and implement policies that address the links between crime rates and development, citizens' lack of trust in institutions, and the high economic toll of insecurity overall.

A New Generation of Social Reforms

This publication reviews social reforms and the role of the state in social issues in the 1990s and addresses what policy reforms are still necessary.

China, Latin America, and the United States: The New Triangle

This report explores the impact of China's growth on particular countries and on the region as a whole, the degree of partnership or competition with China, and the benefits as well as disadvantages of greater economic engagement between China and countries of the Western Hemisphere.

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