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Breaking Through the Low-Income Ceiling

April 10, 2013

Students in Bangladesh. Low-income countries still need to address many challenges such as improving education (Photo: Kasmauski/Corbis)

In the last two decades, many low-income countries have experienced economic take off. But in the 60s and 70s, many of these same countries already boasted robust economic performances, until it all came to an abrupt stop. Can low-income countries keep on growing, this time?

Rupa Duttagupta, IMF, Research Department