Latin America's fashionable scepticism: Setting the record straight

Augusto de la Torre, Eduardo Levy Yeyati, Samuel Pienknagura, 12 January 2014



There is a wave of fashionable pessimism over Latin America’s future. Expressions such as 'submerging economies' and 'the party is over' have become common in analysts’ and investors’ parlance and, while mainly applied to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), they have also contaminated perceptions about Latin America.

Topics: Global economy
Tags: Latin America, long-term growth

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