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Op-Ed: Vulnerabilities? What Vulnerabilities?: The Focus of Multidimensional Indicators

  August 29, 2022

By Luis Porto and Pablo Thaler

The recurring disruptions (shocks and transitions) that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean face require policies to reduce vulnerabilities.

Those countries that do not carry them out or are late in carrying them out will probably have less dynamic growth paths or stagnation and recession, both in terms of activity and employment.

They are also likely to get caught in a vicious cycle in which each disruption makes them more vulnerable, making them weaker in dealing with the next disruption.


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Reference: S-013/22