Governments in Latin America and the Caribbean are exploring ways to boost growth, reinvigorate their economies and achieve a global presence through “open regionalism,” a form of geographic economic integration. The process is multifaceted and complex, but with careful execution, it can yield long-term benefits, according to this prescriptive report from economists Chad P. Bown, Daniel Lederman, Samuel Pienknagura and Raymond Robertson. getAbstract recommends this study for its thorough and provocative analysis to policy makers and executives.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why policy makers in Latin America and the Caribbean are pursuing “open regionalism” to increase economic growth, and
- Where officials need to focus their efforts to achieve their goals.
About the Authors
Chad Bown et al. are economists.