Latin America: The post-pandemic decade


March 2, 2022, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Virtual Event

Alejandro Werner (PIIE), Ilan Goldfajn (International Monetary Fund), Eduardo Levy Yeyati (School of Government, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Carmen M. Reinhart (World Bank Group)

Event Summary

The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) will host a discussion on the timely book, Latin America: The Post-Pandemic Decade: Conversations with 16 Latin American Economists, which brings together leading Latin American researchers and policymakers to discuss the sizeable challenges ahead and map out policy options for a sustainable, equitable, and stable future for the region. The contributors discuss what lessons can be learned for future crisis management, suggest reforms for sustainable growth, and highlight the impact of social challenges in the region.

The event will begin with presentations by two of the authors, followed by commentary. The event will conclude with a moderated Q&A and discussion with the audience. The book is published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Chair and Moderator:
Alejandro Werner, Nonresident Senior Fellow, PIIE


  • Ilan Goldfajn, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund 
  • Eduardo Levy Yeyati, Dean of the School of Government, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT)

Carmen Reinhart, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group