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http://www.wsj.com/articles/brazils-economic-crisis-beats-the-emerging-middle-class-back-down-1447115566 http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/17555/south-american-left-in-retreat-as-economic-crisis-deepens?utm_source=Active+Subscribers&utm_campaign=47819501f2-Americas-122415&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_35c49cbd51-47819501f2-62628133 Castenada corruption LA overview https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/central-america-caribbean/2015-12-14/latin-americans-stand-corruption?cid=nlc-fatoday-20151223&sp_mid=50330662&sp_rid=cmVsb29uZXlAbnBzLmVkdQS2&spMailingID=50330662&spUserID=NTI0MzQxODQ3NjES1&spJobID=823630859&spReportId=ODIzNjMwODU5S0 Mexico Corruption https://www.foreignaffairs.com/print/1115539 Guatemala Corruption https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/guatemala/2015-09-25/molina-out-guatemala-still-divided El Salvador Crime https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/el-salvador/2015-11-02/digital-tough-guys US-Latin America Relations https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/americas/obama-and-latin-america Brazil Allowances for the poor http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/19/world/americas/brazil-to-keep-allowances-for-the-poor.html?_r=0 China -- global outlook https://next.ft.com/content/f94fbdce-a804-11e5-955c-1e1d6de94879?ftcamp=crm/email/20151224/nbe/Comment/product Cuba O'grady http://www.wsj.com/articles/cuba-one-year-after-obamas-overtures-1450646000 Peterson Institute Brazil http://www.piie.com/publications/opeds/oped.cfm?ResearchID=2888 US Investors lag in cuba https://next.ft.com/content/a6c0016e-811b-11e5-8095-ed1a37d1e096
  • Mauro Boianovsky and Ricardo Solis, The Origins and Development of the Latin American Structuralist Approach to the Balance of Payments, Review of Political Economy, 2014 -- center, prephery, Prebisch Thesis

  • Jonathan Brown, From Structuralism to the New Institutional Economics, Latin American Research Review, October 2005

  • Joseph Love, The Rise and Decline of Economic Structuralism in Latin America: New Dimensions, Latin America Research review, October 2005

  • James Street, Raul Pre bisch, 1901-1986: An Appreciation, Journal of Economic Issues, June 1987

  • Oxford Analytica, Prospects 2016: Mexico and Central America, November 26, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Health Improvements Will be Slow, November 18, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Mexico/Central America: Policies Will Fail Migrants, November 17, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Family Businesses Grow and Diversify, September 25, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Violence Trends Will Diverge in 2015, February 10, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Disaster Management is Key Challenge, December 31, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Prospects 2015: Central America, November 27, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America? US: No Quick Fix for Migration, July 21, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Coffee Rust Risks Hunger Crisis, July 8, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Gangs are Regional Security Challenge, July 2, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Economic Integration Shows Progress, March 28, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Elections Expose Democracy Challenges, November 5, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Family Businesses Keep policy Sway, July 24, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Social Policy Improvement is Unlikely, April 8, 2013

  • Oxfofrd Analytica, Central America: Institutions Challenge Reform Schemes, December 28, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Central America: Politics Strain Weak Institutions, August 23, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica Caribbean: Debt Initiatives Highlight Disaster Impact, August 25, 2015,

  • Oxford Analytica, US/Caribbean: Clean Energy Will See Venezuela Pushback, May 11, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Caribbean/EU: Reparations Claim will not succeed, April 7, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Caribbean OECS Struggles With Economic Challenges, October 30, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Caribbean Tax Havens Face Rising Pressures, July 26, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Employment Will Not Pick up in 2016, December 3, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Commodity Reliance Will Stunt Exports, November 3, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Local Bond Markets Prove Resilient, October 28, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica5, Latin America: Patchy MDGs Record Could Deteriorate, October 21, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Democracy Falls Short on Inclusion, October 20, 201

  • Oxford Analytia, Latin America, TPP Will Be Ratified, October 13, 2015 Oxford Analytica, Perils of Presidentialism Persist, October 7, 2015

  • Oxford analytica, Prospects Q4: Latin America, September 11, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: ALBA Malaise may boost Mercosur, September

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Lack of Prison Reform Poses Risks, August 31, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Slower Growth May Mar Hunger Advances, July 13, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Chinese Banks Will Increase Footpring, June 29, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Remittances May Reach New Record, June 11, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Commodity Prices Will Weigh on FDI, June 2, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America/China: Funding Brings Calculated Risk, May 4, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Fiscal Deficits May Prompt Budget Cuts, March 17, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Austerity May Risk Poverty Progress, February 4, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Oil Prices Complicate Outlook, January 21, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Climate Change Progress Requires Aid, January 20, 2015

    Oxford Analytica, Latin Amaerica: Tepid Recovery on the Cards for 2015, December 3, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Sentiment Will Decouple From Other EMS, November 28, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica Latin America, Microcredit Will Grow at Brisk Pace, November 18, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Japanese Investments Set to Grow, October 17, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Trade Obstacles Cut Growth Prospects, October 13, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Indidgenous Policies Face Obstacles, October 2, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, China Trade Poses Rising Pitfalls, September 19, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Poverty Progress Leaves Many Vulnerable, Sept 10, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Crime, gun demand form vicious circle, September 3, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Russia ties offer limited advantages, August 27, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, China Dependency Will Grow, August 1, 2015

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, SUCRE system may expand regionally, July 23, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Fiscal Fall Raises Efficiency Pressure, July 7, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, ALBA Alliance faces dodubtful future, June 27, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Waning Growth May raise protest risks, May 6, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Education ills threaten social progress, April 29, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Creative sector yet to reach potential, December 24, 2014

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Slow Growth hits Poverty, December 11, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Internatiionalization is SME Challenge, November 6, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: China Image May Face Rising Challenges, August 9, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Corruption Poses Investment Risk, July 15, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Productivity key to sustained growth, May 28, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: New Bloc aims for open regionalism, May 23, 2013 -- Pacific Alliance

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America. Cities face Persistent Violence, May 2, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Crime and Violence Entail High Costs, February 22, 2013

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: New Threats Shift Defense Spending, December 22, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Poverty, Inequality Progress Slowing, December 3, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Middle Class Expands but not equality, November 2, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Rapid Urbanization Caalls for Remedies, Sept 5, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America: Weak Institutions Plague Andean Region, September 4, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Falling Behind East Asia, June 22, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America Wary of China Dependence, May 17, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Rapid Ageing Poses Policy Challenges, April 5, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Tax Revenues Constrain Development, February 24, 2012

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Poverty Fight Faces Structural Barriers, December 5, 2011

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America/Japan, Economics Defines Bilateral ties, November 7, 2001

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Institutional Performance Remains Weak, November 4, 2011

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Development Challenges Dog Region, November 3, 2011

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Andean States Face Diverse Challenges, October 27, 2011

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Challenges to sustained Growth Persist, July 18, 2011

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America, Rising Wages Drive Middle Class Growth, April 29, 2011

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America/China, Growing engagement Carries Risks, January 21, 2011

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America

  • Oxford Analytica, Latin America

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  • Jose Miguel Cruz, The Root Causes of the Central American Crisis, Current History, February 2015

  • David Smilde, The End of Chavismo" Current History, February 2015

  • James Siekmeir, Nationalism and Globalizatiion in Latin America, Current History, February 2015

    Ted Henken, Overcoming Cuba's Internal Embargo, Current History, February 2015

  • Moises Arce, The Persistence of the Two Perus, Current History, February 2014

  • Fabrice Lehoucq, Central America's Violent Legacy, Current History, February 2014

  • James Robinson, Colombia: Another 100 Years of Solitude? Current History, February 2013

  • Nora Lustig, Latin America's Inequality Success Story, Current History, February 2013

  • Eric Farnsworth, The New Mercantilism: China's Emerging Role in the Americas, February 2011

  • CEPAL Review April, 2015
  • Manuelito, Sandra; Jiménez, Luis Felipe, Stylized features of the investment-growth connection in Latin America, 1980-2012, CEPAL Review, April 2015

  • Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo, Macroeconomic trade-offs and external vulnerabilities of human development in Nicaragua

  • IMF, Fiscal Policy and Long-Term Growth, June 2015 -- general, not specific to Latin America

  • IMF, Saving in Latin America and the Caribbean: Performance and Policies, May 2015

  • IMF, El Salvador, Potential Growth, Export Diversification and Investment determinants, January 2015

  • IMF, El Salvador Article IV Consultation Januay 2015 -- Challenging environment

  • Financial Times, Special Report on Brazil, 2015

  • Joe Leahy, Brazil's Political Class fiddles as the Country Burnes, Financial Times, December 3, 2015

  • Amdres Scipani, Venezuela: Nation of Thugs, Financial Times, November 30,2015

  • Joe Leahy, Brazil: Budget Problems, Financial Times, November 8, 2015

  • Benedict Mander, Argentina, Handover Fears, Financial times, October 18, 2015

  • Argentina: Winds of Change, Rabobank, October 6, 2015

  • Peru: Losing Steam, Rabobank, October 6, 2015

  • Peru Recovering Gradually After Slowing in 2014, IMF Survey, May 27, 2015

  • Four Things You Need to Know about Peru’s Economy (video) IMF May 27, 2015

  • Peru 2015 Article IV Consultation, May 2015

  • Latin America After the Commodity Boom (Infographic) 2015

  • Latin America After the Commodity Boom, Rabobank, September 28, 2015

  • Latin America's Experience with Foiscal Policy, IMF Survey April 30,2015

  • IMF, Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis, April 2015

  • Growth in Latin America Weakens for a Fifth Year in a Row, IMF Survey, 2015 -- Report is IMF REO, April 2015

  • IMF Says Reforms Needed in Latin America as Growth Dips Below 1% (video), April 29, 2015

  • Latin American Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, Emerging Economies Slowdown: Economic Policy Challenges at Domestic and Global Levels, October 28, 2015 -- change in growth perspectives in the global economy

  • Latin Aamerica: External Vulnerabilities and FX Presure Valves, Rabobank, September 28, 2015

  • Latin America: Locked up in the Middle Income Trap, September 28, 2015

  • Latin America: Progress through populist policies? A mixed pecture, Rabobank, September 28, 2015

  • Latin America: The Tide has Turned (commodity prices) Rabobank, September 28, 2015

  • The Death of Populism? The Dialogue, December 10, 1015

  • Fei Yuan and Kevin Gallagher, Greening Development Finance in the Americas, December 2015

  • Latin America: agricultural perspectives, Rabobank September 28, 2015

  • Alejandro Werner, Latin America and the Caribbean: Adjusting Under Pressure, IMF, October 7, 2015 -- good on current conditions and trends

  • Trading Out of Trouble in Latin America, IMF, November 5, 2015 -- how to revive growth

  • Latin America's Priorities for the Next Decade, IMF Survey, October 10, 2015 -- key priorities include participation in formal labor markets, increasing productivity

  • IMF, Uncertain Times, Difficult Choices, September 28, 2015 -- Latin America under stress

  • IMF Video on Challenging Times: Latin America and the region, October 1, 2015 -- good for first week

  • IMF, Financial Inclusion: Zooming in on Latin America, September 2015 -- Case studies Peru, El Salvador and

  • Commodity Exporters Facing the Difficult Aftermath of the Boom, IMF Survey, September 28, 2015

  • IMF, Commodity Blues: Corporate Investment in Latin America, May 12, 2015

  • Jose Antonio Ocamapo, Uncertain Times: After a decade of social and economic progress, Latin America is facing challenging issues, Finmance & Development September 2015 -- first week

  • IMF, How Agile is Latin America in the Face of further Shocks, August 26, 2015

  • IMF Spend Better, Not More: Expenditure Policy in Latin America, August 4, 2015

  • IMF, Fron Windfall to Windmill: Harnessing Asia's Dynbamism for Latin America, July 22, 2015

  • IMF, Energy Subsidies in Latin America and the Caribbean: Stocktaking and Policy Challenges, February 2015

  • IMF, Yet Another Year of Subpar Growth: Latin America and the Caribbean in 2015, January 21, 2015

  • IMF, Latin American Conferences Discusses Ideas to Promote Growth, December 12, 2014 -- growth slow, but potential high -- need quality growth and reduced inequality

  • Anthony Elson, Dragon Among the Iguanas, Finance & Developmenet, December 2014 -- China's economic and financial relationship with Latin America is increasingly important to the region

  • IMF, Mind the Dragon: Latin America's Exposure to China, November 11, 2014

  • IMF, Slowing Down -- Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean, July 15, 2015 -- growth projections for LA revised down again

  • IMF, The Commodity Price Bust: Implications for Latin America, June 24, 2015

  • IMF, Raising Long Run Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Complexity Issue, June 9, 2015 -- very good

  • IMF, A Watershed Moment for Latin America :Nine Takeaways From Our High-Level Conference, June 5, 2015

  • IMF Latin America REO April 2015 (video) -- good

  • Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis (report), April 2015 -- very good

  • IMF, Latin America and the fiscal stimulus: A Mild Hangover, Not Yet an Addiction, May 6, 2015

  • IMF, Tough Choices as Well as Opportunities in Latin America, IMF Survey, June 5, 2015

  • IMF Latin America REO, October 2015 Ch4 Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean: Hype, hope and reality

  • Harold Trinkunas, Chanaging Energy Dynbamics in the Western Hemisphere: Impacts on Central America and the Caribbean, Brookings April 2014

  • Brookings, A High-Carbon Partnership? Chinese-Latin American Relations in a Carbon-Constrained World, March 2014 --- summary

  • Brookings, A High-Carbon Partnership? Chinese-Latin American Relations in a Carbon-Constrained World, March 2014 --- Book

  • Carlos Vegh and Guilermo Vuletin, The social impact of fiscal policy responses to the crisis, Vox, June 12m 2014 -- very good

  • Brookings, refocusing the Development Agenda in Latin America; How to build government capabilities, May 15, 2014

  • Abraham Lowenthal, The Underlying Significance of Central American Immigration, Brookings, August 3, 2017

  • What Brookings Scholars Are Saying about the Surge of Unaccompanied Children at the U.S. Border, Brookings, July 11, 2014

  • Brookings, The Surge in Unaccompanied Children from Central America: A Humanitarian Crisis at Our Border

  • A greener energy Matrix for the Caribbean and Central America June 3, 2014 Harold Trinkunas

  • Alberto Trejos, Economic Growth and Restructuring through Trade and FDI: Costa Rican experiences of interest to Cuba, Brookings, October 2013

  • Harold Trinkunas, The network effect: trafficking in illicit drugs, money, and people in Latin America December 2, 2015

  • Brookings, Latin America: Back kto the 1980s or heading for rebound? November 23, 2015

  • Brookings, Is Latin America Prepared to Resist Global Economic Turbulence, November 18, 2015

  • Brookings, Financial Inclusion in Latin America: Regulatory Trends and Market Opportunities, October 29, 2015

  • Brookings, The New (Latin) American Dream, Part 1, July 21, 2015

  • http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/social-mobility-memos/posts/2015/07/22-latin-american-dream-part2-graham

  • Brookings, Thirty-Five years of recurring financial crises in Latin America: toward a new (and better) paradigm? June 4, 2015 -- Washington Consensus -- very good

  • Brookings, Is social policy in Latin America Heading in the Right Direction? Beyond conditional cash transfer programs, May 21, 2015

  • Brookings, Towards a safer Latin America: A New Report on Crime, April 23, 2015

  • Brookings, Is Latin America Prepared for a change in cycle? March 27, 2015 -- boom over -- slowdown ahead

  • Brookings, Latin America's Stagnating Global Cities, March 5, 2015

  • Brookings, An agenda for a new era in Latin America, February

    26, 2015 --- The end of the “golden decade” (2003-2013) in Latin America, especially in South America, is changing the mood and not necessarily for the better.
  • Brookings, Revisiting Industrial Policy in Latin America, October 2, 2014

  • Inter-American Development Bank, Rethinking Productive Development: Sound Policies and Institutions for Economic Transformation, 2014 Exploring a different Industrial policy

  • Brookings, Knowhow and the Wealth of Nations: Overcoming the Productivity Curse, June 17,2014 -- theory section

  • Brookings, Latin America's 2013 Macroeconomic Outlook in Retrospective: Are the Golden Years for Latin America Really Over? September 24, 2014 -- very good

  • Harold Trinkunas, Prospects for Latin America's Middle Class After the Commodity Boom, February 10, 2015

  • Daniel Kaufman, The Time is Now for Addressing Resource Governance Challenges in Latin America, Brookings, February 9, 201

  • Herald Trinkunas, Making the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative a Success, Brookings, January 23, 2015

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  • Brookings, Latin America 2015: time for Reform January 9, 2015 -- problem is the economic slow-down

  • Brookings, Four Charts Explaining Latin America's Decade of Development-Less Growth, December 5, 2014 -- very good, Think Tank 20

  • Carlos Vegh and Guillermo Vuletin, The Road to Redemption: Policy Response to Crisis in Latin America, November 2013 -- Analyzes fiscal and monetary responses to crisis in Latin America over the last 40 years

  • Harold Trinkunas, Transparent Governance in Latin America's Age of Abundance, November 4, 2014 -- problems in the extracive industries

  • Brookings, Latin America Macroeconomic Outlook: A Global Perspective: Macroeconomic Vulneerabilities in an Uncertain World: One Region, Three Latin Americas, September 2014 -- very good Three groups of countries (1) Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico, (2) Argentina and Venezuela, and (3) Brazil

  • Harold trinkunas and Fred Dews, What You should know about the Rise of Brazil and the Rest of Latin America, Brookings, May 9, 2014 -- USE FIRST Day (video)

  • Brookings, A New Trans-American Partnership, September 9, 2014 -- more could be done in the trade area

  • Brookings, Frustrated Achievers, Protests and Unhappiness in Three Charts, June 17, 2014

  • IIMF, To Hike or Not to Hike? Monetary Policy in Latin America During Fed Liftoff, October 21, 2015

    Commodities

    Geopolitics of Oil http://www.wsj.com/video/the-geopolitics-of-cheap-oil/F07BD4C4-8E72-4FC8-8815-89AA4378DDB2.html (vidio)

    Argentina

  • Argentina: Euler Hermes Country Report

  • Argentina Country Report, Rabobank, February 25, 2015

  • Change Ahead for Argentina, The Dialogue, December 7, 2015 -- problems facing new administration

  • Brookings, Argentina in Default: Why 2014 is Different from 2000, August 5, 2014

  • Brookings, The Latest Chapter in Argentina's Debt Saga, June 19, 2014

  • Brookings, Argentina in Default: Why 2014 is Differenet from 2010 August 5, 2014

  • Brookings, Argentina's Currency Devaluation: Back to the Future, February 4, 2014

    Brazil

  • Rabobank Country Report Brazil, March 4, 2015

  • Brazil is Back to Junk, Rabobank, September 15, 2015

  • Rabobank, Brazil 'Downgrades' its Fiscal Target, July 29, 2015

  • Brazil: Petrobras' economic fallout contained for now, but risks persist, May 1, 2015

  • BTI Brazil Country report, 2014 -- mainly about governance

  • Euler Hermes Country Report Brazil

    Chile

  • Rabobank, Chile: Economic Reality Holds Back Reforms, September 17, 2015

  • BTI, Chile Country Report 2014

  • Chile: Sustainable Governance Indicators, 2015, BTI

  • Euler Hermes Country Report, Chile

  • Brookings, Chile -- Can Educational Reform Address Inequality and Middle Class Frustration? An Experiment in Chile, May 9, 2014

    Costa Rica

  • Alberto Trejos, Economic Growth and Restructuring through Trade and FDI; Costa Rican Experiences of interst to Cuba, October 2013

  • Eulor Hermes Country Report: Costa Rica

  • BTI Country Report Costa Rica, 2014

    Colombia

  • Brookings, The Challenges Santos Faces, July 3, 2014

  • BTI Country Report Colombia 2014

  • Euler Hermes Country Report Colombia

    Cuba

  • The Dialogue, Central America in the Face of Cuban Migration, December 8, 2015

  • Brookings, Ten Economic Facts About Cuba, July 17, 2015

  • Bookings, U.S. takes a positive 'negative' approach to trade with Cuban entrepreneurs, February 19, 2015

  • Euler Hermes Country Review: Cuba

  • BTI Country Report Cuba, 2014

  • How Will the U.S. Benefit From relations With Cuba? Bloomberg, January 16, 2015 (vidio)

  • Brookings, What Lessons Does the Opening of the German Democratic Republic in 1990 Teach US About the U.S. Opening to Cuba? December 23, 2014

  • Richard Feinberg, Brookings, Cuba's Foreign Investment Invitation: Insights into Internal Struggles

  • Richard Fineberg and Ted Piccone, Cuba's Economic Change in Comparative Perspective, November 6, 2014

  • Richard Feinberg and Ted Piccone, eds., Cuba's Economic Change in Comparative Perspective, Brookings, November 2014 (book)

  • Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Institutional Changes of Cuba's Economic-Social Reforms, August 2014

  • Harold Trinkunas, The Cuba-Venezuela Alliance: The Beginning of the End? Brookings, June 2014

    Ecuador

  • Ecuador: Country Report

  • Ecuador BTI Ecuador Country Report

  • Ecuador, Eulor Hermes Country Report

    Haiti

  • Brookings, Resolving Displacement After Disasters: Insights from Haiti, March 14, 2014

  • BTI Haiti Country Report 2014

    Honduras

  • Harold Trinkunas, Why is Honduras So Violent Brookings, October 1, 2015

  • Euler Hermes Honduras Country Report

  • BTI Honduras Country Report 2014

    Mexico

  • BTI Mexico Country Report, 2014

  • Euler Hermes Mexico Country Report

    Mexico Country Report, Rabobank, October 30, 2014

  • Adrian Lajous, Mexican Energy Reform, Colombia Center on Global Energy Policy, June 2014

  • Pamela Starr, Mexico's Problematic Reforms, Current History, February 2014

  • Mexico Shows resilience in a Complex Global Environment, IMF Survey, November 17, 2015 -- key challenge: fostering financial deepening while safeguarding financial stability

  • IMF, Mexico Title IV Consultation November 2015

  • IMF, Four Things you need to know about the Mexican economy, November 17, 2015 (video)

  • Mexico energy law

  • IMF Mexico Selected Issues, November 2014 -- Impacts of the energy reforms.

  • Brookings, Mexico's Secondary Law Provices a Path Forward for New Investments in the Hydrocarbons Sector, June 25, 2014

  • Brookings, How Much is Informality Holding Back Mexico's Economy? June 19, 2014

  • Brookings, Mexico's Education Reforms and Latin America's Struggle to Raise Education Quality, January 23, 2014

    Nicaragua

  • Euler Hermes Country Report on Nicaragua

  • BTI Country Report Nicaragua, 2014

  • Brookings A Transoceanic Canal for Nicaragua July 9, 2014

    Puerto Rico

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/20/us/politics/puerto-rico-money-debt.html?_r=0 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/07/opinion/international/let-the-us-treasury-rescue-puerto-rico.html
  • Rabobank Country Report, Puerto Rico

  • Uruguay Country Report https://economics.rabobank.com/publications/2015/august/country-report-uruguay/ Brookings Venezuela Harold Trinkunas, Running Out of Time: Dimming Prospects for Reform in Venezuela http://www.brookings.edu/research/articles/2015/01/28-economic-reform-venezuela-trinkunas Brookings Venezuela Harold Trinkunas, Beyond Venezuela's Default Debate September 16, 2014 http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2014/09/16-venezuela-default-debate-trinkunas