Does public spending foster inclusive growth in your country?

by Debbie Bloch, Public Economics Division, Economics Department Governments today need to balance the policy goals of boosting economic growth and improving equity when making budget decisions.  How can public spending choices promote inclusive growth?  What can be learned from previous spending decisions in times of crisis? As it becomes increasingly important for policymakers to … More Does public spending foster inclusive growth in your country?

Towards a more prosperous and inclusive Brazil

By Jens Arnold and Alberto González Pandiella Over the past two decades, strong growth combined with remarkable social progress has made Brazil one of the world’s leading economies. However, Brazil remains a highly unequal country, recent corruption allegations have revealed significant challenges in economic governance and the situation of its fiscal accounts is challenging with … More Towards a more prosperous and inclusive Brazil