Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

Matchmaking Finance and Infrastructure

The world economy – and emerging market and developing economies in particular – display a gap b... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

June 25, 2017

Does Brazil’s Sector Structure Explain Its Productivity Anemia?

Brazil’s labor and total-factor productivity (TFP) have featured anemic increases in the last deca... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

June 22, 2017

Long-term finance and BNDES tapering in Brazil

One major policy issue in Brazil is how to boost productivity, while following a path of fiscal cons... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

June 8, 2017

Nafta at the Crossroads

NAFTA renegotiation may move forward as early as August. Ambassador Lighthizer notified Congress of ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

May 22, 2017

Brazil’s Pension Reform Proposal is Necessary and Socially Balanced

Last week the World Bank released a Staff Note (2017) analyzing the pension reform proposal sent las... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

April 18, 2017

Beyond the Ballot: Turkey’s Economy at the Crossroads

Turkey has been approaching a crossroads for some time now. Soon enough it will have to choose a dir... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

March 28, 2017

Colombia: Getting Peace, Getting Growth

The Santos administration has delivered on two of its main promises: sign a peace agreement with the... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

March 10, 2017

The Mist of Central Bank Balance Sheets

Central banks of large advanced and many emerging market economies have recently gone through a peri... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

February 23, 2017

The Brazilian Debt Hangover

With the help of five charts, we touch on a particular dimension of Brazil’s economic boom and bus... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

January 23, 2017

Mr. Trump: Can You Deliver it?

Financial markets seem to believe that president-elect Trump can deliver higher growth and inflation... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

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