Chile : Institutions and Policies Underpinning Stability and Growth

Author/Editor:

Eliot Kalter ; Manmohan Singh ; Marco A Espinosa-Vega ; Mauricio Villafuerte ; Rodolfo Luzio ; Steven T Phillips

Publication Date:

June 28, 2004

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper presents the primary institutions and economic policies that have led to Chile’s remarkable record of stability and growth over the past twenty years. The core of this policy stance is the combination of fiscal discipline and an open trade policy regime, together with carefully sequenced financial liberalization with in a strengthened regulatory framework.Chile has succeeded in sustaining these policies-despite external and domestic forces to the contrary-because of carefully designed institutional arrangements that encourage policies oriented toward long-term success.

Series:

Occasional Paper No. 231

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 28, 2004

ISBN/ISSN:

9781589063259/0251-6365

Stock No:

S231EA

Price:

$25.00 (Academic Rate:$22.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

96

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