Thursday, August 24, 2017

Otaviano Canuto

Otaviano Canuto, former State Secretary for International Affairs at the Brazilian Ministry of Finance, is Executive Director on the Board of the World Bank for Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Panama, the Philippines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. A former vice president and senior adviser at the World Bank, he previously served as Executive Director of the IMF and Vice President of the Inter-American Development Bank.

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What’s Ailing Brazil?

After decades of rapid economic growth and per capita income gains, Brazil is struggling, with IMF forecasts indicating that the country’s GDP will decline by more than 7% in 2015-2016. This reversal … read more

Newsart for Lost in Transition Paul Lachine
Economics 0

Lost in Transition

Not long ago, many economists were anticipating a switchover in the global economy's main engines, with autonomous sources of growth in developing economies compensating for the drag of struggling adv… read more

Newsart for Risky Growth Engines Paul Lachine
Economics 0

Risky Growth Engines

While the rich world puts its post-crisis house in order, developing countries as a whole are becoming the new engine of global growth. But switching locomotives is never free of risk.

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