Securing Stability and Growth in a Shock Prone Region: The Policy Challenge for Latin America
33 Pages Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Date Written: January 1996
What are the reasons for and the costs of Latin America`s volatility? Because there is no consensus on these fundamental questions, there is no consensus on the appropriate policy response to macroeconomic volatility in Latin America, and other shock-prone countries. This paper provides new evidence on these contentious issues, and discusses policy implications for the region.
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