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THE HISTORY OF THE NICARAGUAN SOCIAL SECURITY INSTITUTE/ AN ANALYSIS OF PATH DEPENDENCY
(Georgetown University, 2015)
The use of path dependency in political science explanations of institutional development, especially social security helps us to better understand continuities and departures of a policy. The lack of theoretical work on ...
Bad Cop, Bad Cop: Corruption in the Buenos Aires Provincial Police. Contemporary Discourse and Suggestions for Future Research.
(Georgetown University, 2016)
This thesis comprehensively reviews literature pertaining to police corruption in the Buenos Aires Provincial Police. In doing so, it organizes and synthesizes contemporary discourse on this topic and suggests areas for ...
Where's the Doctor? Targeting, Adoption, and Decentralized Governance of the Mais Médicos (More Doctors) Program and Health Policy in Brazil
(Georgetown University, 2018)
Championed by its supporters as a program for the underprivileged and criticized by its opponents as an electoral program, the Mais Médicos program aimed to provide primary care doctors to lacking regions of Brazil and is ...
Municipal Transparency Reform in Argentina: The Case of Poder Ciudadano's Zero Discretion Accord Program (2003-2006)
(Georgetown University, 2019)
Transparent government reforms have begun to appear in municipal contexts in Argentina, signaling a new trend in public policy. As subnational governments have taken on new policy responsibilities under federal decentralization ...