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Global Shocks and their Impacton Low-Income Countries

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Source: Global Shocks and their Impacton Low-Income Countries : Lessons From theglobal Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2011/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Hans Weisfeld , Catherine Pattillo , Martin Schindler , Nicola Spatafora , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216741

Keywords: Global financial crisis, Low-income countries, Short-run growth, terms of trade, regression analysis, output growth, exchange rate regime, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates the short-run effects of the 2007-09 global financial crisis on growth in (mainly non-fuel exporting) low-income countries (LICs). Four conclusions stand out. First, for many individual LICs...