Seeking Virtues in the Distance: Policy Recommendations to Promote Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Loreto, Peru

Hausmann, R., Santos, M.A., Pye, J., Muci, F., Li, Y., Miralles-Wilhelm, F., Grisanti, A. & Lu, J.

March 2021

The Growth Lab at Harvard University, with funding provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, has undertaken this investigation with the aim of identifying the existing productive capacities in Loreto, as well as the economic activities with potential to drive the structural transformation of its economy. This paper is part of a broader investigation – Promoting Sustainable Economic Growth and Structural Transformation in the Amazon Region of Loreto, Peru – which seeks to contribute with context-specific inputs for the development of national and sub-national public policies that promote productive development and prosperity in this Peruvian state.