\"Debt sustainability in developing countries,\" by Frederico Crispo and Sandro Lopes da Silva, argues that a shift from cash to asset-backed debt is the only appropriate response to the growing debt crisis that developing countries face. It is clear that the growing debt burden has contributed to the growing income inequality in Latin America, and describes how the debt crisis may play out in many developing countries in the next sixty years. It provides numerous screenshots and illustrative charts to gain a better visualization of the issue.
\"Latin America: Latin American Infrastructure Projects,\" by Luis Muñoz-Ochoa and Johan Luyendyk, is an investigative update on recent infrastructure projects in Latin America. The authors' analysis includes recent announcements, payouts and completed projects, as well as the key players in this market including the various government agencies, financing institutions, and companies involved.
\"Latin America: Investment Efficiency in Argentina and El Salvador,\" by Kevin Yara, examines various methods to evaluate investor efficiency in Argentina and El Salvador. The report compares stock prices, carry, then the ratio of S&P 500 and MSCI EAFE indices. The report concludes with a discussion of the pros and cons, as well as the design of the evaluation framework.
\"Latin America: Copper and Aluminum Mining,\" by Lee Cates Jr., provides an overview of the mining industry in Latin America, including funding methods, government regulation, and environmental and social hazards. The report identifies Peru, Kazakhstan, Australia and other countries as key mining markets. d2c66b5586