Publicaciones Dra. Heidi Jane Smith

BOOK PROJECTS

THE PATH OF PUBLIC DEBT: Strengthening the State’s Regulatory Framework to control Mexico’s
Subnational Debt (EL CAMINO DE LA DEDUA PUBLICA: El Control del Endeudamiento y la Debilidad
Institucional de los Municipios Mexicanos.) Palgrave Macmillan press series on Governance,
Development, and Social Inclusion in Latin America. Forthcoming.

Políticas Públicas Incluyentes en Mexico II / Inclusive Public Policy in Mexico II, edited with Irving
Rosales co-published Mexico City: Universidad Iberamericana and Instituto Belisario Dominguez,
expected 2018

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

English

“A Rational Partisan Explanation for Irrational Governmental Debt Decisions: Evidence from
Municipal Mexico,” with Allyson Benton, Journal of Latin American Politics and Society
(Revise and Resubmit).

“Administrative Structure, Financial Sustainability, and Local Capital Markets: A Comparison
Between Mexico, South Korea, China and US” with Sanghee Park and Liguang Liu, Journal of
International Public Administration (Revise and Resubmit).

“The Impact of Parties and Elections on Municipal Debt Policy in Mexico,” with Allyson Benton,
Governance. Vol. 30, No. 4, October 2017 (pp. 621 – 639).

“US Sub-National Governmental Response to the “Great Recession”: Implications for the Equitable
Distribution of the Costs and Benefits of Public Services,” with Blue Wooldridge,
International Review of Administrative Sciences Vol. 83, No. 3. September 2017 (pp. 425–
442). Translated into French “La réponse des gouvernements infranationaux américains à
la crise économique mondiale de 2008: implications pour la «répartition équitable des coûts
et des,” Revue Internationale des Sciences Administratives 83 (3), 433-452.

“The Role of Inter-Regional Governance and Administrative Capacity in Subnational Debt
Dynamics.” With Allyson Benton, Public Budget and Finance Vol. 37, No. 2, Summer 2017
(pp.58 – 82).

“Micro-Incentives and Municipal Behavior: Political Decentralization and Fiscal Federalism in
Argentina and Mexico.” with Keith Revell. World Development 77, 2016 (pp. 231–248).

“What Encourages Cities to Become Sustainable? Measuring the Effectiveness of Implementing
Local Adaptation Policies” with Edgar Ramírez de la Cruz, Journal of International Public
Administration, Vol 39, No. 10, March 2016 (pp. 718-728).

“State Building and Taxation in Latin America.” Latin American Research Review 49(3), 2014 (pp
256-262).

“Explaining Borrowing Patterns of Mexican Cities: The Case of the State of Guanajuato.” Economic
Alternatives, Issue 2, 2013 (pp 75-87).

“Cities as New Institutional Conduits for Diplomacy.” Public Administration and Review 73 (1), 2013
(pp. 211-213).

“Fiscal Federalism in Latin America: From Entitlements to Markets by Eduardo Wiesner.” Public
Budgeting and Finance, 28 (4), Fall 2008, (pp 111–113).

 

Spanish

“Aumento de la capacidad de toma de decisiones de los gobiernos locales: la búsqueda de
crecimiento económico de México” Trimestre Económico (esperado 2018)

“Inversión estatal en programas sociales a tres décadas de la descentralización y la reforma social
en México / State Investment in Social Programs after Three Decades of Decentralization and
Social Reform in Mexico,” with Anahely Medrano. Gestion y Política Pública, CIDE Aug-Dec.
2017 (pp. 157-189).

“Control del endeudamiento Subnacional y debilidad institucional: ¿Cómo funcionan las reglas
fiscales en México?” Revista Iberoamericana de Estudios Municipales (RIEM) No14, agostodiciembre
2016.

“Descentralización fiscal y capacidades administrativas locales. Un enfoque comparativo de
ciudades en México y Argentina.” Revista de Administración & Desarrollo (Colombia), Vol.
41(57), 2013 (pp 77-95).

“Endeudamiento público versus privado: una primera aproximación a los patrones de
endeudamiento de las ciudades mexicanas,” with Edgar Ramírez de la Cruz, Equilibrio
Económico, Revista de Economía Política y Sociedad (Coahuila, México), Vol 9 (2), 2013 (pp
139-177).

CHAPTERS & POLICY BRIEFS

“Ley de Disciplina Financiera de las Entidades Federativas y Municipios y sus implicaciones después
de las elecciones del 2018,” with Carmina Jimenez Quiroga, chapter in Políticas Públicas
Incluyentes II.

“City Networks and Paradiplomacy as Global Public Policy” chapter in the Handbook on Global
Policy and Transnational Administration edited by Diane Stone and Kim Moloney, Oxford
Press 2019.

“Cómo incorporar la ética en el funcionario público: Criterios para mejor enseñanza de Finanzas
Publicas en México,” by Heidi Smith, Irving Rosales and Blue Wooldridge capítulo en
NASPAA-INAP Calidad en la Educacion del Servicio Publico. Published by Instituto Nacional
de Administración Pública (INAP) Ciudad de México, abril 2018 (ISBN: 978-607-9026-79-0).

“Why Opinions Matter for Financing Local Economic Development in Latin America: An Analytic
Survey on Incentives,” chapter in El municipio ante la crisis del federalismo mexicano,
published by the Red de Investigadores en Gobiernos Locales Mexicanos A.C, ISBN 978-0-
9970858-7-7.

“Autonomy and Interdependence: The Scope and Limits of “Fend for Yourself Federalism” in the
US.” (2015) by Paul Posner, Timothy Conlan, Heidi Jane Smith, and Matt Sommerfeld chapter
in Institutions of Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations: Challenges Ahead, OECD Fiscal Studies
Report, Paris France.

“And Now Public Debt in Mexico: Policy Lessons for the Effective Oversight of State and Municipal
Government Finances,” Woodrow Wilson Center Policy Paper, Dec 17, 2015, Washington DC.
“Managing Subnational Debt in times of Crisis: Lessons from Mexico” Hemisphere, Vol 24, 2015,
Miami Fl.

“El Proceso de Descentralización en México: Midiendo la Deuda Municipal” book chapter in
Evaluando las políticas públicas de la II Congreso Internacional en Xalapa, Colegio de
Veracruz, 2014, pg 95-124.

“La Trayectoria de la Deuda Pública: ¿Una Solución para la Vigilancia de las Cuentas Públicas en las
¿Ciudades Mexicanas?” in the book Monitoreo, Evaluación y Gestión por Resultados, edited by
C. Maldonado and C. Galíndez. México: CIDE-Centro CLEAR para América Latina, 2013.

“Energy Consumption: Challenges and Opportunities of Urbanization” Hemisphere, Vol 20 Spring
2011 pg. 33, Miami Fl.

RESEARCH & CONFERENCE REPORTS

Inter-American Development Bank. (2015). Governance, Performance, and the Best Reform Practices
in State-Owned Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean and Korea, Forum Report and
Proceedings. Edited by Heidi Jane Smith, Washington, DC: Inter-American Development
Bank.

Inter-American Development Bank. (2013). Evaluación del Fortalecimiento de los Sistemas
Nacionales de Control Externo a través del Desarrollo de las Capacidades de las Entidades de
Fiscalización Superior. Internal report edited by Heidi Jane Smith and Mariela Vallejo Paz,
Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank. September.

World Bank. (2013). Public options for financing Sustainable Infrastructure: Cases from Asia and
Latin America, Internal report edited by Heidi Jane Smith, Washington, DC: The World Bank,
July.

Inter-American Development Bank. (2013). Political and Fiscal Challenges of Decentralization
Policies: Forum Report and Proceedings. Edited by Heidi Jane Smith, Washington, DC: InterAmerican
Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank, May.

Global Energy Basel. (2013). Final Report on Sustainable Finances for Urban Infrastructure, Edited
by Susannah Fitzherbert, Ellen Upton, Heidi Jane Smith and David Schreiner, Switzerland,
January.

OECD. (2012). Mobilising Investments for Urban Sustainability, Job Creation and Resilient Growth
Issues Paper for the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers, 8 March 2012, Chicago,
Illinois, contributors Lamia Kamal-Chaoui, Alexis Rober, Heidi Jane Smith, Javier Sanchez,
and Olaf Merk, Paris, France, March.

Institute of Public Management and Community Service. (2008). Building Bridges, Creating Value,
with Allan Rosenbaum for the State of Florida Project on Good Governance and Democracy
in the Hemisphere. IPMCS Final Report: Miami, Florida. July 2007 – October 2008.

Organization of American States. (2000). Effective Local Governance: Innovative Approaches to
Improving Municipal Management Final Workshop Report, Montego Bay, Jamaica with Anne
Marie Blackman, Washington, DC: Organization of American States (UPD/OAS).