Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

AQ Podcast | Our Mid-Year Update on Latin America’s Economies

A big-picture overview of Latin America’s economies, including the question of how much nearshoring is really happening.
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Twice a year the AQ Podcast takes stock of Latin America’s economies: what the region is doing well and where the challenges are. There is good news — inflation below OECD levels, for example, but growth is still below potential, according to our guest, William F. Maloney, Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank. He argues that more competition within countries could be a motor for change. William also provides some clarity on the trend that’s been at the top of everyones minds when it comes to investment in the region, nearshoring, and the extent to which it is actually happening.

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William F. Maloney is Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank


Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly

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