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New Research: COVID-19 Could Throw 25 Million+ People into Poverty in Latin America
October 21, 2020
In new economic analysis, researchers find that COVID-19 will significantly increase poverty in Latin America’s four biggest countries.
CGD in the News
Mexico's Economy Gets Slammed by Flu Epidemic (San Francisco Chronicle)
May 04, 2009
The San Francisco Chronicle quotes CGD visiting fellow Nora Lustig on the impact of H1N1 virus on Mexico's economy. From the article: ""First there's the economic crisis, second there's the whole insecurity situation as a result of the drug-related crime, now third you have this epidemic compoundi...
Will G-20 Help Arrive in Time?
April 13, 2009
The G-20 pledged in London late last month that they would make an additional $1 trillion available through the International Monetary Fund and other institutions to help developing countries cope with the global economic crisis. If this and other commitments materialize quickly, that’s good news in...
CGD Experts Urge IMF to Include Developing Countries in Re-Write of Financial Rules
October 06, 2008
CGD policy experts are urging the International Monetary Fund to push for the inclusion of emerging market and developing countries in the re-write of bank supervision guidelines and other international financial rules that they say is likely to happen soon as a result of the global financial crisis...