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Humberto de La Calle’s policies on economic issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Colombian voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Colombia raise taxes on the rich?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize Colombian farmers?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

the Economy  ›  VAT Rates

Should VAT rates be increased or decreased?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, and make it a living wage


the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Party’s support baseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseLower

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

Should Colombia continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Colombian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo