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Economic Growth and Integration in Central America, Alfred Schipke, Dominique Desruelle

Abstract
How to entrench hard-won gains, increase resilience to shocks, and improve growth performance to reduce poverty? As Central America moves forward in regaining macroeconomic stability, these are the challenges. This study analyzes Central America’s real, fiscal, monetary, and financial sector policies at the regional level, starting with a review of growth performance and the macroeconomic implications of remittances. It then looks at the sustainability of pension systems, financial system development, sovereign debt vulnerabilities, and ways to sustain progress in reducing inflation by strengthening the credibility of central banks
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; I: Overview; Recent Developments; Key Policy Issues; Tables; 1.1. Central America: Real GDP Growth; Figures; 1.1. Central America: Selected Macroeconomic Indicators; Integration and Policy Coordination; 1.2. Central America: Regional and Bilateral Free Trade Agreements; Moving Forward; References; II: Growth Performance; Stylized Facts; 2.1. Poverty Rates, Nationally Defined Poverty Line; 2.1. Central America: Long-Term Real GDP Growth by Country; 2.2. Central America: Long-Term Real GDP Growth; Growth Accounting; 2.3. Real Per Capita GDP by Country; Boxes
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (111 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781452709970

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