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Carlos Scartascini

Inter-American Development Bank

Research Department
Inter-American Development Bank
1300 New York Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20577

Tel: +5629783999


Country of Affiliation:

United States of America

Short bio


Carlos Scartascini is Principal Economist at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. His areas of expertise include Political Economy and Public Finance. His current research focuses on uncovering the determinants of tax compliance in Latin America (through the use of natural and field experiments), explaining the political economy of tax reforms, and understanding and measuring the process of government capacity accumulation. He has published six books and almost 30 articles in edited volumes and specialized journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, Economía, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, and the Journal of Theoretical Politics. A native of Argentina, Dr. Scartascini holds a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.


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