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Panel to discuss vulnerabilities and opportunities for Latin American economies

Is Latin America and the Caribbean region prepared for external shocks? The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will present its 2014 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report on Wednesday, April 2, titled Global Recovery and Monetary Normalization: Escaping a Chronicle Foretold?

The panel will discuss risks that Latin American and Caribbean countries face and how they can reduce vulnerabilities and enhance opportunities. 

Presenter: Andrew Powell, Principal Advisor, IDB

Chair: José Juan Ruiz, Chief Economist and Manager, Research Department, IDB


Steve Kamin, Director of International Finance, Federal Reserve System
Ernesto Talvi, Director, Brookings Global – CERES Economic and Social Policy in Latin America Initiative, Brookings Institute
Vladimir Werning, Executive Director of Latin America Division, JP Morgan 

When: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Where: IDB Enrique V. Iglesias Conference Center, 1330 New York Ave., NW, Washington DC, Room CR2

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The event is open to the public. Please register HERE) . Members of the media should register with Mildred Rivera,

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