Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

September 1, 2012

This paper studies the potential for the export sector to play a more important role in promoting growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) through deeper intra-regional and global trade integration. 

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Topics: ECONOMIC GROWTH REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Regions: CENTRAL AMERICA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC PANAMA

Authors: STEPHANIE MEDINA CAS ANDREW SWISTON LUIS-DIEGO BARROT

Publishing Institution: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

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