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Otaviano Canuto
January 2, 2014
The global economy looks poised to display better growth performance in 2014. Leading indicators are pointing upward – or at least to stability –...
Otaviano Canuto
December 2, 2013
The pervasiveness and relevance of asset price booms and busts in modern economies has now been fully acknowledged.
Otaviano Canuto
November 18, 2013
Global financial integration and the linkages between the financial and the real sides of economies are sources of huge policy challenges. This is...
Otaviano Canuto
November 4, 2013
Some analysts are predicting that the commodity price boom of the new millennium is something that has played itself out. Except for shale gas and...
Otaviano Canuto
October 22, 2013
The decision last week by the Swiss government to sign the OECD’s somewhat lengthily named Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax...
Otaviano Canuto
October 9, 2013
Summer was marked by a strong pressure of capital outflows and exchange rate devaluations in several systemically relevant emerging markets. A...
Otaviano Canuto
September 23, 2013
In recent decades, Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have been using their natural-resources as collateral to access sources of finance for...
Otaviano Canuto
August 19, 2013
International long-term private finance to developing countries has changed dramatically in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Dougg Jimenez
July 3, 2013
Almost two months ago the announcement was made about the World Bank, IFC and partners providing grants of 1.25
Dougg Jimenez
July 2, 2013
In case you missed it, check out this video (mostly in Hindi) about the inspiring story of "Under the Mango Tree" on Awaaz entrepreneur, a feature...