• Shawn Cole


August 25, 2021, Paper: "Global economic growth and economic integration suffered major setbacks in 2020–21 owing to the Coronavirus crisis and the huge strains it put on people, companies and governments all around the world. Trade restrictions and global supply*-chain disruptions in particular became recurrent challenges during the pandemic. But even before the crisis, trade tensions and constraints to economic integration threatened to limit many countries’ abilities to reap the benefits of globalization. Against this background, the IMF Economic Review (IMFER) commissioned a special issue focused on the theme of “Economic Integration and Growth.” While the accompanying conference, which was to have taken place in Rabat, Morocco, with the cooperation of Bank Al-Maghrib, could not be held, we are delighted to introduce the articles in this volume, summarized below." Read Via the IMF Economic Review

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