While still struggling to recover from the economic impact of the pandemic, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) face unprecedented challenges with limited fiscal space. Finding the right expenditure strategy is more important than ever. In this scenario, advancing gender equality offers significant opportunity, with the potential to both address growing gender … [Read more...] about Gender Budgeting: What is it and Why it is Important for Gender Equality and Economic Growth
Senior Specialist in the IDB's Fiscal Management Division at headquarters, from where he coordinates the decentralization cluster and subnational governments. Previously, he worked as a Specialist in the Representations of Uruguay, Paraguay, and Peru, and worked in the Office of Monitoring and Evaluation. In the Argentine National Government, he coordinated the “Cristal” fiscal transparency program and the Electronic Government initiative of the Head of Cabinet of Ministers and was a researcher at CIPPEC and CEDI. Axel is an Economist from the Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina, MPP from the Harvard School of Government and a Doctor in Public Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park.