Promoting private investment -both foreign and domestic – must be the cornerstone of any pro-growth fiscal policy in the post-pandemic period. Governments in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) must ensure that the design and implementation of such policies – which usually involve the use of tax incentives – protect tax revenues and attract the type of investment that can … [Read more...] about How can tax policy promote investment in the post-pandemic period?
Luis Alejos is a Sector Specialist at the IDB's Fiscal Division. Luis has more than 10 years of work experience in public sector, multilateral and academic institutions, including roles as Director of Public Credit at the Ministry of Finance in Guatemala, Country Economist for El Salvador at the IDB and Lecturer of International Trade and International Finance at Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala. His policy and research interests focus on fiscal policy and development economics, including topics such as tax evasion and avoidance, the fiscal impacts of climate change, and the potential challenges and opportunities of the emergence of digital currencies in the context of public finance. Luis holds a PhD in Public Policy and Economics from the University of Michigan, and a BSc and MSc in Economics from University College London in England.