Why Latin America's Debt Burdens the U.S
- Latin American Growth. Brandman, James // Global Finance;May2000, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p14
Forecasts the economic growth of Latin America. Inflation in major emerging markets between 1999 and 2001; Demand pressures; Interest rates; Factors impacting Latin America's economy; Projected increase in trade surplus in 2000.
- Concerted Lending: Did Large Banks Bear the Burden? SPIEGEL, MARK M. // Journal of Money, Credit & Banking (Ohio State University Press);Nov92, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p465
The article presents a simple model of sovereign lending with heterogeneous creditors, as it pertains to banking crisis in Latin America. Many economists have called for a concerted lending effort to alleviate debt difficulties. The authors investigate how bank size relates to the willingness to...
- To save Brazil, the US must replay Mexico. Hakim, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;9/24/98, Vol. 90 Issue 211, p11
Argues that the international community needs to assemble a financial package in 1998 to reassure Brazil's external and domestic creditors to keep their money in Brazil. The importance of a stable Brazil on the economies of Latin American countries; How Latin America has been impacted by the...
- BMI VIEW: LATIN AMERICA. // Emerging Markets Monitor;6/20/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p3
Presents news briefs concerning the economic conditions in Latin America as of June 20, 2005. Credibility of the Ecuadorian government as a debtor; Interest rates in Brazil; Real gross domestic product growth in Ecuador.
- Face-to-Face with Productivity. Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen // Finance & Development;Mar2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p16
The article looks into the economic conditions of Latin America which is experiencing a staggering growth in its total factor productivity (TFP). It accounts the productivity gap between the region and the U.S. in various areas such as per capita income along with the factors which triggered the...
- ODEC LIVES. // New Republic;7/16/84 - 7/23/84, Vol. 191 Issue 3/4, p7
The article reports on the creation of the Organization of Debt Exporting Countries. Foreign ministers of Latin American debtors, including Brazil and Mexico, met in Cartagena, Colombia to discuss coordination of negotiations with lenders. Conditions imposed by the International Monetary Fund...
- LATEST DATA RELEASES. // Latin America Monitor: Mexico Monitor;Jan2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p5
The article focuses on the economic performance of Latin America. The economy of the region made a surprising performance in September 2005. The current account deficit of the region for the first half of 2005 is presented. The region's manufacturing sector posted a growth. Competition with...
- Slow Depreciation Likely. // Latin America Monitor: Central America Monitor;Sep2002, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p3
Assesses the state of economic conditions in Latin America, as of September 2002. Factors that affect the impact of the weak dollar trend; Decrease in the rate of money supply growth; Comparison of the trade deficit during the first and second quarter of 2002.
- BMI VIEW. // Latin America Financial Alert;9/22/2003, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1
Presents news briefs on the economic conditions in Latin America as of September 22, 2003. Surplus target of Argentina; Value of the Chilean currency against the dollar.