The United States nominated Mauricio Claver-Carone to head the Inter-American Development Bank. // File Photo: U.S. State Department.

Who Should Lead the Inter-American Development Bank?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on current candidates in the running to lead the Inter-American Development Bank.

Kevin P. Gallagher, Cynthia J. Arnson, Marco Rubio, José Antonio Ocampo, Eduardo Ulibarri, Andrés Martínez-Fernández

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Scaling Back: Chinese Finance to LAC, 2019

Scaling Back: Chinese Development Finance in LAC, 2019

The year 2019 was among the lowest on record for Chinese state-to-state finance in Latin America, with only approximately $1.1 billion in loans from China Development Bank and China Eximbank to Latin American governments and state-owned enterprises.

Margaret Myers, Kevin P. Gallagher

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Cautious Capital: Chinese Development Finance in LAC, 2018

China provided relatively little state finance to Latin America in 2018, but China remains a key source of credit for some countries in LAC.

Margaret Myers, Kevin P. Gallagher

Reports ˙ ˙ China-Latin America Finance Database

Os Novos Bancos em Cena: Financiamentos chineses na América Latina

Estima-se que a China tenha concedido empréstimos no valor aproximado de US$ 86 bilhões a países da América
Latina desde 2005. Esse montante é mais alto que o conjunto de empréstimos concedidos pelo Banco Mundial, o
Banco Inter-Americano de Desenvolvimento (BID) e o Banco de Exportação-Importação dos Estados Unidos (US Ex-Im Bank) nesse mesmo período.

Kevin P. Gallagher, Amos Irwin, Katherine Koleski

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What Lessons Can Europe Learn from Latin America?

Since the global economic recession in 2008-09, several European countries have struggled with debt crises that many analysts have likened to Latin America’s struggles in past decades. What do the two situations have in common? What differentiates them?

Kevin P. Gallagher, Desmond Lachman, Daniel Marx, Mark Weisbrot