Crises and Growth: A Latin American Perspective
NBER Working Paper No. 13019
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This is a revised version of the Figuerola Lecture delivered at the Universidad Carlos III, Madrid on September, 2006. Previous versions of this paper were presented at the Universidad de Chile and at the New Zealand Treasury. I have benefited from conversations with Alejandra Cox Edwards, Al Harberger and Ed Leamer. Antonio Tena provided helpful comments. I thank Alberto Naudon for his comments and assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.