After having avoided dipping into recession in 2009 on the back of countercyclical fiscal and monetary stimulus made possible by an IMF stand-by agreement, the Dominican Republic’s economic recovery outpaced most of its neighbours in 2010. I
Chile remains a country characterized by good macroeconomic policies and high quality institutions. The country was hit by a heavy earthquake in early 2010, but the impact of this event on country risk has been fairly limited.
Eerst de feiten. Op basis van de zogenaamde ‘kennis en innovatiefoto’ die een tijdje terug uitkwam, is duidelijk dat Nederland op steeds meer punten achter loopt in vergelijking met de toplanden.
Jordan was confronted with some spill-over from the Tunisian democratic revolution, there is strong support among the people for the King. The King is relatively modern, but the country ranks low on the “Democracy Index”
In spite of a growing non-oil economy, Nigeria’s economic development is still very much dependent on developments in the oil sector. Since oil revenues account for 89% of total exports, the economy is extremely vulnerable to oil price shocks
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