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Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Prudence Today Means Prosperity Tomorrow
By Alejandro Werner (Versions Español and Português ) Public finances in most Latin American countries strengthened significantly before the global financial crisis. Since 2009, countries have generally increased public deficits, drawing down on their ...11 hours ago
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