This paper provides a synthesis of four papers on the Latin American and Caribbean economies: Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic. It focuses on the following themes: macroeconomic stabilization and fiscal challenges, poverty and inequality, and the use of natural resources to create growth. The paper then draws lessons for development.
Cardoso, E. Between Past and Future of Latin America: Lessons from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland (2010) 11 pp. ISBN 978-92-9230-333-4 [WIDER Working Paper No. 2010/95]