Author:Degol Hailu, John Weeks
Subject: Macroeconomic Policies
" /> Abstract: The current global recession reconfirms low-income countries’ vulnerability to external shocks. The exposure is a direct result of integration into the world economy. Declines in export earnings, remittances, tourism and capital flows are some of the transmission mechanisms. The developed and middle-income countries have responded with a series of stimulus packages. More to the point, they are able to adopt counter-cyclical policies. Can low-income economies do the same? (…)

keywords: Can Low-Income Countries Adopt Counter-Cyclical Policies?
Date Publication: 08/14/2009 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 92
Language: English