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AQ Podcast: What a Global Recession Might Mean for Latin America

Inflation, high interest rates and a slowdown in China present challenges, but the region's economies have been resilient, says Revilla.
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Across Latin America, talk is turning to the possibility of a global recession. How vulnerable is the region, and which countries might do better than others? In this AQ Podcast, Ernesto Revilla, head of Latin America economics at Citigroup, gives us an overview of the region’s economies, challenges like inflation and rising interest rates, and what the impact might be on politics–especially in countries with new governments like Colombia, Chile and Peru. 

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Ernesto Revilla is managing director and head of Latin American economics at Citigroup

Brian Winter is AQ’s editor-in-chief

Supplemental reading: 

Anti-Corruption in Latin America: Still Alive, Despite Setbacks by Geert Aalbers, Brian Winter and Emilie Sweigart

AQ Podcast: Trouble Ahead? A 2022 Preview of Latin America’s Economies with Alberto Ramos, chief economist for Latin America at Goldman Sachs

Could the U.S. and China Spoil Latin America’s Rebound? by Otaviano Canuto

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