Preparing the Macroeconomic Terrain for Renewed Growth

Latin America and the Caribbean faces a triple social, fiscal and growth challenge that is limiting the development of the region and its population. Poverty and inequality levels have worsened, public coffers continue to grapple with the impact of the pandemic, and growth remains below potential. This report explores the main challenges for the region in 2023 in the monetary, fiscal, labor, and financial arenas and identifies public policies that will help policymakers chart a path forward. Latin America and the Caribbean has the tools to address its triple challenge. It needs to harness them to prepare the macroeconomic ground for renewed growth.

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Author: IDB