Latin America

Subnational State Capacity and Trust in Governmental Responses to COVID-19: Survey Evidence From Mexico

Do citizen perceptions of local state capacity shape evaluations of the national government in a crisis and public compliance with emergency rules? Recent social scientific research on COVID-19 draws on work conducted in rich countries to suggest a …

Flying Blind: Education Reform in Latin America in the 1990s

Conventional wisdom suggests that Latin American countries reformed public education in the 1990s in response to a crisis of coverage and quality. Yet, in terms of access, Latin American countries had achieved relatively high enrolment and completion …