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Honduras’ IMF Agreement Includes Austerity Measures that May Make Conditions Worse, New CEPR Paper Finds


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Honduras’ IMF Agreement Includes Austerity Measures that May Make Conditions Worse, New CEPR Paper Finds

WASHINGTON - As the U.S. and Central American governments continue to discuss how to curb the number of people leaving Central American countries for the U.S. border, a new research paper from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) finds that Honduras’ agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may prolong Honduras’ economic problems, which include high poverty, unemployment and high inequality.

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