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Washington Consensus and trickle-down

Originally, the term Washington Consensus referred to ten main policy instruments on which Washington-based institutions like the IMF, the World Bank and the US Treasury agreed. These instruments included privatization, deregulation, trade liberalization and fiscal prudence.

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