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Structural Policies for Shock-Prone Developing Countries.

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Many developing countries periodically face large adverse shocks to their economies. We study two distinct types of such shocks - large declines in the price of a country’s commodity exports and severe natural disasters - , both of which have occurred frequently in the recent past. Unsurprisingly, adverse shocks reduce the short-term growth of constant-price GDP and we analyze which structural policies help to minimize these losses. Structural policies ...

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10.1093/oep/gpp026

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University of Oxford
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Oxford Economic Papers Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
4
Pages:
703 - 726
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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0030-7653
Language:
English
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14671
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2011-08-16

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