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Fiscal policy in a Depressed Economy by J. Bradford Delong and Lawrence H. Summers (2012). “This paper examines fiscal policy in the context of an economy suffering, like the United States today, from protracted high unemployment and output short of potencial….

Capitalizing on Good Times (IMF)

Capitalizing on good times – Fiscal Monitor published by IMF (4/2018). “Strong and broad-based growth provides an opportunity to begin rebuilding fiscal buffers now, improve government balances, and anchor public debt. Strengthening fiscal buffers in the upswing will create…

Panorama de los gastos tributarios en América Latina, principales estadísticas de la Base de Datos del CIAT por Fernando Peláez Longinotti publicado por CIAT (11/2017). “Buena parte de las modificaciones que se pretendan introducir en el sistema trbibutario estarán…

Export Era Revisited (Ficker)

The first export era revisited: Reassessing its contribution to Latin American economies edited by Sandra Kuntz-Ficker published by Palgrave (2017). “This book challenges the wide-ranging generalization that dominate the literature on the impact of export-led growth upon Latin America…

Building a bridge to sustainable infrastructure – Mapping the global initiatives that are paving the way published by IDB (2016). “…The report highlights how industry initiatives are focused on overcoming the key barriers to sustainable infrastructure and how to leverage…

Does gross or net debt matter more for emerging market spreads? by Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov and Luca Antonio Ricci published by IMF (12/2016). “Does gross or net debt matter for long-term sovereign spreads in emerging market? The topic is important…

Conference on global environment and policy challenges in emerging markets by Türkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi (TMB) indicated by Marcio Garcia (12/2017). “In this conference, we aim to bring together leading policy makers and academics to share their experiences and…

State of commodity dependence 2016 published by United Nations (2017). “As commodity dependence tends to negatively affect poverty alleviation and food security, a set of inficators is included to help monitor trends in in the area in developing countries….

Global Competitiveness (WEF)

The global competitiveness report 2016-2017 published by World Economic Forum (2016). “The Report is being launched at a time of rising income inequality, mounting social and political tensions, and a general feeling of uncertainty about the future. Growth remains…

Macroeconomic and financial consequences of the after crisis government-driven credit expansion in Brazil by Marco Bonomo, Ricardo Brito and Bruno Martins published by Banco Central do Brasil (12/2014). “Government-driven credit had an important role in countervailing private credit crunch…