The Good, Bad and Unexpected of Fiscal Rules

Fiscal rules can improve fiscal results, but they can also have unintended consequences

Caribbean countries still face a delicate fiscal situation. While a number of Caribbean economies have reduced their debt burden, the majority face high sovereign debt levels that weigh on their prospects for strong and sustainable growth. In the context of weak fiscal stances and high dependence on foreign external conditions, it makes sense to implement […]

Did You Get Your Shots? In Rural Communities in Guatemala a Simple Reminder Improved Health

By: Matias Busso and Julian Cristia  Take a moment to recall the last time you forgot someone’s birthday. When was the last time you were at the grocery store and forgot that one crucial ingredient for dinner? How many times have you been locked out in the past year? A good memory is undoubtedly important for […]

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