Financial Stability and Development Group (FSD)
The purposes of FSD Network are to contribute to the coordination of policy response across South American Central Banks to face common policy challenges, to allow the coordination of research agendas and technical discussion to strengthen analytical capacity and to contribute to greater collaboration concerning technical assistance.
What are the Network activities and goals?
FSD activities include maintaining a regular, well-informed policy dialogue; discussing topics of current relevance in international forums to improve mutual understanding and policy responses to the regional challenges; building a common research and knowledge dissemination agenda; enhancing analytical capacity applied to policy issues; sharing knowhow and best practices in order to help central banks on many of their responsibilities; boosting the flow of data and information among the member central banks.
Who are the members of the Network?
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
What were the activities in 2017?
Three policy-dialogue international seminars, four workshops on macroeconomic modeling, monetary policy and financial stability issues, two bilateral assistances to member central banks, four IDB-working papers published, thirteen papers mentored as part of the support to the CEMLA Joint Research Program, nearly 120 central banks employees/officials trained – see more information in FSD Activities
What were the activities in 2016?
Two seminars and one research workshop, two papers produced, four papers mentored, nearly 60 Central Banks employees/officials trained – see more information in FSD Activities
Andres Fernandez, Team Leader
Cristina Griffa, Technical Coordinator