The lender’s emergency role means it must always deal with risk, a former official writes.
AQ's editor-in-chief talks with the ratings agency's chief analyst for Brazil on what the country's fast-moving crisis will mean for its economy.

On Tuesday President Dilma Rousseff announced a series of stimulus measures to kick-start the Brazilian economy.

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Economic success has left many countries unable to compete with either low-wage exporters or high-tech producers.
The best crime-fighting strategy? Improve economic opportunities for all.
How to meet the challenge of youth unemployment and under-employment in the hemisphere.


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