In 2008 Latvia was widely seen as an economic basket case, a textbook example of a boom turned to bust.
Lessons from Latvia
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Growing together: Croatia and Latvia
Thorvaldur Gylfason, Eduard Hochreiter, 8 December 2010
Croatia and Latvia regained independence in the early 1990s. While Latvia could promptly start adjusting its policies to prepare for its integration into the EU (and NATO), Croatia suffered a bloody war of independence that, including its political aftermath, set its EU ambitions back by about a decade.
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The strategy of engineering an “internal” depreciation under a peg in Latvia (via contractionary fiscal policy, wage cuts and price deflation) implicit in the IMF program (IMF 2009) is proving too painful, if not self-defeating as in the 2001 collapse of Argentina’s currency board (De La Torre et al 2003).
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