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  • La doble moral en el gasto público colombiano

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    Abstract: It is hard to tell if government spending cuts and austerity measures are good or bad to deal with deficits and financial crisis. In Colombia, the tendency to reduce public spending has affected sensitive sectors like education and health. This is far from being unnoticed, there have been lots […]

  • En Colombia el bienestar no proviene del Estado

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    Abstract: Colombian population has great expectations toward the State. Many sectors demand that its involvement in social issues is necessary to reduce poverty and inequality. Since a new Constitution was adopted in 1991 this has been a mandate implicit in the concept of a social state under the rule of […]