Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Caribbean and the IMF—working together*


Caribbean countries—unique for their vast blue waters and breathtaking beauty—enjoyed several decades of strong growth following their transition to political independence in the 1960s, ’70s and early ’80s. Many countries achieved middle- or high-income status, with enviable social indicators and low poverty. Their success was supported by sound institutions and an active policy debate reflecting the aspirations of the Caribbean people.  This picture has, however, changed over time. 

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