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Fiscal Space published by World Bank (2/2018). “This month’s newsletter focuses on the growing fiscal vulnerabilities in many emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs), an increasingly urgent issue since the current global expansion is now seven eyears old…”

Trouble in the making?: The future of manufacturing-led development by World Bank indicated by André Nassif (9/2017). “…With faster diffusion of technology, it will be all the more important for countries to improve the enabling environment, remain open to trade,…

Governance and the law published by World Bank (2017). “…The Report reveals that governance can mitigate, even overcome, power asymmetries to bring about more effective policy interventions that achieve sustainable improvements in security, growth, and equity. This happens by…

The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of  finace and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and…

Brazil – Financial systems review published by World Bank (2010), indicated by Peter T. Knight. “This report outlines the Brazilian experience prior to 1964, indicating the major impediments to continued high growth which the reforms initiated by the Castelo Branco…

Leaning against the wind: Fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean in a historical perspective published by World Bank (4/2017). “…Yet fiscal policy is complicated by our inability to know if current economic conditions are temporary or permanent….

Doing Business 2017: Equal opportunity for all published by World Bank (2016). “Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies – from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe –…

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Global financial development report 2015/2016 – Long-Term Finance published by World Bank. “…As a result, governments and international bodies must focus on reforms that help overcome market failures and institutional weaknesses. They must also improve risk and information sharing,…

The income and efficiency gap in Latin America and the Caribbean by Jorge Thompson Araujo, Ekaterina Vostroknutova, Konstantin Wacker, and Mateo Clavijo published by World Bank (3/2016), indicated by Alvaro Manoel. “…In fact, despite this recent progress, LAC still…