Latin America & Caribbean

Nouriel Roubini: 2008 Revisited?

The question I am asked most often nowadays is this: Are we back to 2008 and another global financial crisis and recession? My answer is...

Juan Valdez: Marketing Coffee and a Country for Nearly 60 Years

Juan Valdez, a moustachioed campesino has been featured in advertisements for Colombian coffee since 1958. He is a familiar face throughout the Americas and...

WEF: Beyond Davos

From helping China open up its economy (1976) to avoiding war between Greece and Turkey (1988) and bringing together West and East Germany (1989);...

Ernst & Young: Argentina – Departure from Political Cycle

The new Argentine government holding office as from December 10, 2015, represents a departure from the political cycle that ruled the country for the...

IFC: Climate Change – Threat and Opportunity for Private Sector

As world leaders met at the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in...

IFC: Latin America and the Caribbean – Seizing a Trillion Dollar...

Soon the world will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the historic climate agreement signed in Paris in December 2015. The agreement will be implemented...

Anders Åslund: The Submerging Market Threat

It is time to put the rise of the emerging economies in perspective. The rapid economic growth in much of the developing world since...

Playing to Win or Playing to Survive? Urbanisation and the Knowledge...

It is no surprise that cities around the world have been expanding over the last few decades. The pace of this trend is breath-taking....