With the first signs of decelerating inflation in the United States, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are probably asking themselves when borrowing costs will fall again. Lower inflation rates in the US, after all, could allow the Federal Reserve to end its cycle of rising interest rates sooner than expected and start eventually reducing the Fed Funds Rate (its … [Read more...] about US Interest Rates and the Cost of Borrowing for Emerging Economies
Marina Perrupato is a research fellow in the IDB Research Department. Her research interests are in the fields of macroeconomics, monetary policy, public finance, and international economics. She holds a master's degree in Economics from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG).