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The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere

Across the Americas, political leadership committed to greater collaboration to tackle health, social, economic, and political challenges has been sorely lacking. The Dialogue is pleased to present the 2022 Linowitz report “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere,” which provides an analysis of the interrelated challenges facing the Western Hemisphere today and policy proposals to enhance collaboration across the hemisphere, all with an eye towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas.

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Private Roundtable with Colombian Finance Minister José Manuel Restrepo

On February 17, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private roundtable with Colombian Finance Minister José Manuel Restrepo. The discussion centered on the country’s economic outlook for the next year and the measures needed for it to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Andrea Colombo

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Private Roundtable: 2022 Economic Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean

On February 16, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted a private roundtable for members to meet with Ilan Goldfajn from the IMF, Bill Maloney from the World Bank and Fitch Ratings’ Shelly Shetty to discuss the economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Andrea Colombo

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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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Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery

On October 13, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue convened the virtual panel discussion on “Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery. In partnership with the United Way and Aspen Institute, the Inter-American Dialogue invited panelists to discuss how to create sustainable youth employment, highlighting the need to create better tools for job readiness and new frameworks to create opportunity for young people.

Kate Blansett, Erik Brand, Patricia Diaz

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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

Latin America Advisor ˙

Argentine Finance Minister Martín Guzmán

Will Argentina’s Economy See a Strong Rebound?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the trajectory of Argentina’s economic recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jorge Argüello, Kezia McKeague, Daiana Fernández Molero, Mariana Zepeda

Latin America Advisor ˙

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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

Latin America Advisor ˙

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, chief of staff for the First Lady and former US ambassador to Uruguay, will be the co-chair of the White House Gender Policy Council in the Biden administration. 

Julissa Reynoso

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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

Latin America Advisor ˙

A woman inspects cars in a Mexico factory.

Has Mexico Gotten Through the Worst of Its Recession?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Mexico’s economic recovery amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pamela Starr, Alfredo Coutiño, Juan Carlos Hartasánchez, Alicia Girón, Joan Domene, Adrian Gay Lasa

Latin America Advisor ˙

A cargo ship in the middle of the ocean.

How Can the Blue Economy Help the Caribbean Recover?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the “blue economy” and its potential role for the Caribbean’s economic recovery.

Ronald Sanders, Edmund Bartlett, Scott MacDonald, Andrea Ewart

Latin America Advisor ˙

People lining up outside a job fair in Colombia. // File Photo: Colombian Government.

Can Latin America Replace Jobs Lost in the Pandemic?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on unemployment in the region and how to recover the 34 million jobs lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Salvador Paiz, Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli, Manuel Agosin

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