Latin America and the Caribbean

Presentation of the Latin American Economic Outlook 2008 in Berlin - 5 June 2008

 

 The OECD Development Centre and the Bertelsmann Foundation presented their recent work on political and economic trends in Latin America at a jointly organised conference that took place in Berlin on June 5, 2008.

 


Program of the event
Concept note of the event

Presentation of the Latin American Economic Outlook

 

 

 

 

Introduction

 

Josef Janning
Member of the Management Committee, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh

 

Presentations

 

Political Transformation and Governance in Latin America – Findings of the BTI 2008

Hans-Jürgen Puhle
Director, Institute of Political Science, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main


Main Economic Challenges in Latin America – Findings of the LEO 2008 and Preliminary Findings of the LEO 2009

Jeff Dayton-Johnson
Senior Economist and Head of the Latin American Desk, OECD Development Centre, Paris

 

Commentaries

 

Fiscal Policy – Developmental Perspectives and Recommendations

Harald Fuhr

Chair of International Politics, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Potsdam

 

Economic Trends in Latin America – Remarks on Policy Coherence, Fiscal Policy, Investment and Trade

Rolf J. Langhammer
Vice President, Kiel Institute for World Economics

 

Towards Democratic Governance in Latin America – Remarks on Legitimacy, Transparency and Representativeness

Günther Maihold
Deputy Director, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

 

Concluding Remarks

 

The Interaction of Political and Economic Trends in Latin America

Josef Janning
Member of the Management Committee, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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