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New From CFR: Shannon O’Neil on Latin America’s Competitiveness

by Development Channel Staff
September 21, 2012

A man sits with his son while enjoying the view of the Andes Mountains Range at the San Cristobal Hill in Santiago de Chile, February 8, 2012 (Courtesy Reuters). A man sits with his son while enjoying the view of the Andes Mountains Range at the San Cristobal Hill in Santiago de Chile, February 8, 2012 (Courtesy Reuters).

Yesterday on her blog, CFR senior fellow Shannon O’Neil analyzed how Latin America fares in the World Economic Forum’s 2012-13 Global Competitiveness Index. While the findings are mixed, O’Neil says, most countries are making progress on their competitiveness and equitable development. As she concludes:

The report shows that while the region still faces many real challenges (including security, corruption, and infrastructure), Latin America’s steps forward have been promising, as many countries have found a way to promote inclusive economic growth while enhancing global competitiveness.

The full post is available here.

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