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COVID-19 and Economic Development in Latin America

SOAS Open Economics Forum, SOAS Economics Department, Tobias Franz
SOAS University of London, 2020
Level: beginner
Perspective: Other
Topic: Crises, Macroeconomics, Money & Debt, North-South Relations & Development
Format: Lecture / Presentation
Duration: 00:58:43

The effects of the 2020 pandemic on the Latin-American region: a thorough before-after analysis. From a deep dependency on an extractive export oriented accumulation based on expropriation and privatization of the commons and of public investment to a markets' financialization of foreign wealth; what follows a global pandemic alongside a huge loss/out-flow of money is hard pressure on states' balance-sheets, liquidation, deprecation of local currencies, risk of defaults. It looks bleak but once again, solutions and decisions are there to be taken.

Comment from our editors:

A good regional analysis for an aware post-pandemic decision-making policy.

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