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The end of the Golden Age

Widespread expectations for a sustained rebound in emerging market growth after the slowdown of recent years will be disappointed. The 2000s were a transient “Golden Age” for the emerging world, with a number of one-off supports for rapid growth that won’t be repeated. Growth over the next two decades will be closer to that seen in the 1980s and 1990s than the 2000s.

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