IMF paper highlights growth opportunities for Central America


Greater flexibility in financial markets and a better quality of regulation can increase growth performance in Central American countries, according to an International Monetary Fund paper published on Thursday.

Andrew Swiston and Luis-Diego Barrot, the paper's authors, uses cross-country panel data to capture the importance to growth of conditional convergence, and what macro policies can spur higher growth in Central America. The authors note that Central America experienced moderate growth

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