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Middle Income Trap

Why Can't We Innovate Our Way Out of Poverty?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Can governments do anything to make their people more innovative? And, if they cannot, are we saying that those middle-income countries who fail to climb the technological ladder are "trapped" forever?

The East Asian Miracle 2.0

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

. In a recent Economic Premise - "Avoiding Middle-Income Growth Traps" - Pierre-Richard Agénor, Michael Jelenic and I suggest that the region can now provide a new round of lessons.