In 2010, US law enforcement arrested around 50,000 undocumented migrants at the border with Mexico. In 2016, the number was..
Impunity, tax privileges, and weak institutions threaten fiscal policy in Central America’s Northern Triangle
Commentary by Icefi – August, 2017 The Central American Institute of Fiscal Studies (Icefi) is concerned about recent actions taken..
The World Bank rated Guatemala last in the world in public spending and government revenues and near the bottom in..
Rates of poverty and extreme poverty in Guatemala have both been increasing, while the rates of most other countries in the..
Why is Guatemala’s extremely low spending on public programs and social investment a problem? In short, it increases poverty and..
By Abelardo Medina, Senior Economist, Icefi (Central American Institute of Fiscal Studies) The data… can serve as a tool for..