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Economic Growth and Innovation

Latin American economies have made great strides over the past two decades, but more recent slower growth has underscored the importance of forward-looking government policies. Institute activities might include research and convenings that identify and disseminate best practices in innovation, and short courses that bring together business and policy elites to address challenges of sustainable growth.

Luis Jacome

CLAS Professor Luis Jacome Discusses Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Latin American Economies

Luis Jacome, adjunct professor in the Center for Latin American Studies, was recently interviewed by CGTN America on the impact of COVID-19 on Latin American economies and health systems.


Financial Management Building, Quito

Ecuador’s Economic Outlook

In 2021, Ecuador experienced a stronger-than-expected pandemic recovery, with 4.2% growth. This was due in part to the successful implementation of a COVID-19 vaccination campaign, which allowed for a steady reopening of the economy. The country experienced another financial win as President…


Desafíos actuales de la política monetaria y fiscal en América Latina (Video)

August 26, 2022

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Presentación y debate del libro: Una historia monetaria y fiscal de América Latina, 1960-2017 (Video)

August 26, 2022

Duration: 58 minutes

The Role of Business in Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future (Video)

May 11, 2022

Duration: 58 minutes


Georgetown Units

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Latin America Leadership Program Georgetown Unit

The Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) manages programs supported by Georgetown’s Latin American Board which educate new generations of leaders across the region active in the public and private sectors and in civil society. Through programs administered in Latin America and in Washington, DC…

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GCG: The Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability

Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability

Published by the Latin America Leadership Program, the Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability aims to become a source of new ideas about the effects of globalization on the competitiveness and governability of businesses and countries in Latin America.