‘Get smart’ on spending, Govt told


Government is being warned against sacrificing quality investments for the sake of spending cuts. The latest warning, from an official of the Inter-American Development Bank, comes as economists here voice fears that a sharp drop in public spending caused by the IMF-sanctioned austerity programme, dubbed BERT, could stifle economic growth. Alejandro Izquierdo, Principal Technical Leader […]

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