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Itamaraty on the move: institutional and political change in Brazilian foreign service under Lula da Silva's presidency (2003-2010)
This article aims to provide answers to two questions prompted by the latest reforms of Brazilian foreign service during Lula da Silva's presidency: How exactly might these institutional changes generate any impact over ...
Promoting quality education in Chile: the politics of reforming teacher careers
Reformers in developing countries increasingly seek to raise education quality. Yet we know little about the politics of improving education. One significant and instructive case of reforms designed to boost education ...
Chile 2015: Political Failure, Distrust and Reform
This article describes and analyzes the political process during Michelle Bachelet's second year in government. As it will be shown, the year 2015 was marked by the emergence of important cases of political and economic ...
ON THE CRISIS HYPOTHESIS OF ECONOMIC REFORM: COLOMBIA 1989-91
(Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2000)
The Political Economics of Tax Reform in Chile
(Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis, 2015)
This paper explores the political economy at the time of the 2012 tax reform, which paved the way for a radical tax increase in 2014. Both were an explicit response to demands to improve public education. As opposed to ...
Political legitimacy, fragmentation and the rise of party-formation costs in contemporary Latin America
(Sage Publications, 2014-04)
This article contributes to the study of party regulation in contemporary Latin America in two main ways. Firstly, it identifies a so far overlooked process by which four countries (Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Peru) ...