Latin-American Financial Network
The purpose of the Latin-American Financial Network is to promote a high-level policy discussion on financial issues and foster personal bonds among the academic community, regional policymakers and the IDB research team. The network brings togther top researchers, policymakers and financial regulators from the North and the South to discuss recent theoretical and empirical advances in the economics of corporate finance. The main activity of the network is a yearly workshop that brings togther network members in a two-day brainstorming session. The goal is to use the findings of research to better understand the problems, opportunities and challenges faced by Latin American countries in the process of developing their financial sector, and to coordinate a common agenda.