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Member in the News: Alicia Bárcena

Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard announced this week that Alicia Bárcena will serve as the next Mexican Ambassador in Chile.

Alicia Bárcena

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Analysts are expecting Latin America’s regional economy to grow about 6 percent this year. // File Photo: QuoteInspector.com.

How Much Will Latin America’s Economies Grow in 2022?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2022 economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alicia Bárcena, Claudio Loser, Alfredo Coutiño, Alberto M. Ramos

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Students in a technology training program in Argentina

What Initiatives Will Help Lower Youth Unemployment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A with expert viewpoints on how to address youth unemployment, which has spiraled amid the pandemic.

Alicia Bárcena, Mariana Costa, Richard Delgado, Diogo Brunacci, Vinicius Pinheiro

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How Quickly Can Latin America’s Economies Recover?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the economic outlook for the region this year.

Alicia Bárcena, Claudio Loser, Alfredo Coutiño, Pablo Heidrich, Edgardo Sternberg

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Woman working in front of a computer.

Can Latin America Create Better Job Options for Women?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the impacts of Covid-19 on Latin American and Caribbean women’s participation in the work force.

Alicia Bárcena, Joyce Wong, Paula Tavares, Ana Basco, Valentina Sader

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A job fair in Mexico’s Guerrero state is pictured.

What Might Latin America’s Economic Recovery Look Like?

Experts comment on the economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021 and beyond.

Alicia Bárcena, Claudio Loser, Alfredo Coutiño, Joydeep Mukherji, Vangie Bhagoo-Ramrattan, Dorotea López Giral

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World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart said this month that Latin America is too dependent upon external finance. // File Photo: Inter-American Dialogue.

Is Latin America & the Caribbean Facing Insolvency?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the risks of debt insolvency in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alicia Bárcena, Adam Boehler, Ernesto Revilla, Joydeep Mukherji

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The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted treatments for noncommunicable diseases. The Simón Bolívar Hospital in Bogotá is pictured above. // File Photo: EEIM via Creative Commons.

How Can the Region Ensure Treatment for Existing Conditions?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the treatment of noncommunicable diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean amid Covid-19.

Alicia Bárcena, Julio Frenk, Rolf Hoenger, María Luisa Ávila, Ansel Hennis, Felicia Knaul, Michael Touchton

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La emergencia del cambio climático en América Latina y el Caribe

Member in the News: Alicia Bárcena

Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the ECLAC, has co-authored and published a new book titled La emergencia del cambio climático en América Latina y el Caribe ¿Seguimos esperando la catástrofe o pasamos a la acción? or “The Climate Change Emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean: Are We Still Waiting for the Catastrophe or Do We Take Action?”

Alicia Bárcena

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Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to rebound this year after years of economic decline, according to the International Monetary Fund’s Alejandro Werner. // File Photo: International Monetary Fund.

Are Latin America’s Economies Facing More Headwinds?

How are external factors such as global trade tensions, the coronavirus outbreak and Brexit likely to affect Latin America and the Caribbean, and what structural issues are still holding the region back?

Alicia Bárcena, Shelly Shetty, David Ross, Alfredo Coutiño

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Factory workers in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, are pictured above. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

How Can Latin America Become More Productive?

What are the reasons behind the region’s persistently low productivity rates, and what can it do to reverse this trend?

Alicia Bárcena, Jaana Remes, Welby Leaman, Matteo Grazzi

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IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld has called trade tensions “the greatest near-term threat to the world’s growth. // File Photo: IMF.

What Will It Take for Latin America to Pick Up Growth?

The IMF lowered its economic growth forecast for the region in July. Will the economy worsen this year, or will there be a turnaround?

Barbara Kotschwar, Alicia Bárcena, Alfredo Coutiño, Carlos de Sousa, Desmond Lachman

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How Will Latin American Economies Perform in 2014?

What will drive the region’s economic growth? Which countries will experience economic expansion? Which will struggle?

Alicia Bárcena, Erich Arispe, Alfredo Coutiño

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