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Macroeconomic policy, external shocks and social protection

Choques Externos y Políticas de Protección Social en Costa Rica

The study provides a detailed description of the analytical framework and concrete policy recommendations which may enable the Costa Rican Government to make strategic decisions regarding implementation of policies that can effectively offset adverse effects of external shocks.

Publication of this study was sponsored by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Policy of Costa Rica (MIDEPLAN), Programa Estado de la Nación and the UNDP office in Costa Rica.

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The book "Financing Human Development in Africa, Asia and the Middle East" is forthcoming in the fourthquarter of 2012.

The book's quantitative assessments, conclusions drawn, and policy recommendation are prepared based on the country studies of the project "Realizing the Millennium Development Goals through socially inclusive macroeconomic policies".