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Kingdom of the Netherlands : Aruba: 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of the Netherlands -Aruba

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

Aruba is one of the most developed islands in the Caribbean. Still, it is vulnerable to external shocks owing to its heavy dependence on tourism and a steady increase in public debt. Policies to more...



Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance—Trying to Explain the Puzzle

Author/Editor: Ricardo Adrogué, Martin D Cerisola, R G Gelos.

Release Date: December, 2006

Price: $18.00

This paper assesses Brazil's growth performance from a long-term perspective, using crosscountry and panel estimation techniques, building on the vast empirical literature on growth. The empirical more...



Chile : Institutions and Policies Underpinning Stability and Growth

Author/Editor: Eliot Kalter, Steven Phillips, Manmohan Singh, Mauricio Villafuerte, Rodolfo Luzio, Marco A Espinosa-Vega.

Release Date: June, 2004

Price: $25.00

This paper presents the primary institutions and economic policies that have led to Chile’s remarkable record of stability and growth over the past twenty years. The core of this policy stance is more...



Guyana: Experience with Macroeconomic Stabilization and Structural Adjustment and Poverty Reduction

Author/Editor: Ethan Weisman, Ebrima Faal, Philippe Egoume Bossogo, Raj Nallari.

Release Date: March, 2003

Price: $18.00

This book analyzes Guyana’s experience with macroeconomic stabilization and structural reforms between 1989 and 2000 and discusses the risks and challenges that the country faces in its more...