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With the US government shutdown and the possibility of a debt default occupying a lot of the bandwidth, last week’s International Monetary Fund/World Bank annual meetings struggled to deliver on already-low expectations regarding major policy breakthroughs. Yet, if they internalise well what was discussed in formal meetings, in panels and in the corridors, policy makers from more than 180 countries would return to their national capitals with four important realisations.

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