How Far Does $500 Million Go in Costa Rica?

peterchristopher's picture

 The world bank recently approved a cool $500 million loan for Costa Rica to counter the depression.

(http://www.nieuwsbank.nl/en/2009/05/01/r012.htm)

How far does this go?  $100 per person - about 2% of national salary - which, if you use a multiplying factor, could contribute maybe 10% additional to the GDP if people are spending - not bad.

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