Latin America and the Caribbean

Presentation of the Latin American Economic Outlook 2008 in Brasilia - 4 March 2008

 

 The Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) was presented in Brasilia, hosted by the Central Bank of Brazil. The presentation took place on March 4, chaired by the Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, Henrique de Campos Meirelles. Distinguished discussants included Bernard Appy (Secretary for Economic Policy, Ministry of Finance of Brazil), Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva (Chief Economist, Ministry of Budget & Planning of Brazil) and Mario Mesquita (Economic Policy Director, Central Bank of Brazil). Two days later, the report was also presented in Rio de Janeiro, within the Framework of the 2008 Membership Meeting of the Institute of International Finance.  

This presentation was done with the support of BNDES and Bradesco, with  Luciano Coutinho (President, BNDES) and Octavio de Barros (Director of Research, Bradesco Bank) as discussants.

 

Banco Central do Brasil
Monday, 4 March 2008 - 10.00-12.00am

 

Chairman
Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil

 

Presentation of the Report
Javier Santiso, Director & Chief Development Economist, OECD Development Centre

 

Discussants
Bernard Appy, Secretary for Economic Policy, Ministry of Finance of Brazil
Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Chief Economist, Ministry of Budget & Planning of Brazil
Mario Mesquita, Economic Policy Director, Central Bank of Brazil


Presentation of the report by Javier Santiso  (pdf)
Comments by Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva (pdf)

Presentatin of the report in Rio de Janeiro by Javier Santiso (pdf)