Troubled Assets: The IMF's Latest Projections for Economic Growth in the Western Hemisphere
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This issue brief examines the International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) economic growth projections for Latin America and the Caribbean through 2014. It finds that for some countries – most notably Venezuela and Argentina – the IMF’s projections inexplicably portend a prolonged negative impact of the current world recession, even as countries harder-hit by the downturn, such as Mexico, recover. In other cases, such as Haiti, the IMF projects a surprisingly big growth spurt.
Keywords: IMF (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F F33 F34 F37 O O5 O54 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 5 pages
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