The pandemic does not come to the region in good time, the little dynamism of growth in recent years generates uncertainty of the outlook for the future. For 2020, the consensus among analysts expects a drop in output in Latin America and the Caribbean between -2% and -6%, which comparative terms would be deeper contractions than the debt crisis of the eighties (-2.4%) and the … [Read more...] about Possible macro-fiscal consequences of COVID-19 in Latin America
Leandro Andrián is a Senior Country Economist for Colombia. Doctor in Economics from Iowa State University, prior to his doctorate studies he worked in the Ministry of Economy of the Province of Buenos Aires in Argentina, was professor at the Catholic University of La Plata (Argentina) in macroeconomics and research assistant at the University National of La Plata (Argentina). He joined the IDB in 2009, worked in the tax sector, was a country economist for Bolivia, and is currently a Senior IDB economist for Colombia. He has several published works on topics of macroeconomics, fiscal, growth, economic cycles and poverty.