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Econ Americas provides analysis of financial economics in the Americas. We have experience in policy research and media, and we have a passion for market innovation and competitive governance. To learn about our services visit our website: https://econamericas.com/

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Econ Americas provides analysis of financial economics in the Americas. We have experience in policy research and media, and we have a passion for market innovation and competitive governance. To learn about our services visit our website: https://econamericas.com/

    What Ecuador Needs to Tap into Her Mining Potential | Gabriela Guerrero

    What Ecuador Needs to Tap into Her Mining Potential | Gabriela Guerrero

    New investment opportunities are opening up in Ecuador’s mining sector. The government and industry leaders agree the time is now to tap into the nation’s full potential for natural resources.  Gabriella Guerrero, an associate attorney in corporate and energy law at the Robalino Law Firm, explains how policymakers can work toward a healthier business environment to attract foreign capital. Although mining is a strategic sector for economic development, Guerrero explains a great deal of uncertainty surrounds it due to environmental and community hurdles.

    Show notes: https://econamericas.com/2022/04/what-ecuador-needs-to-tap-her-mining-potential/


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    What Works in Latin America's Emerging Carbon Markets I Justin Cochrane

    What Works in Latin America's Emerging Carbon Markets I Justin Cochrane

    Conservation efforts in Latin America still need a lot of support and incentives in the private sector, and carbon markets are touted as a way to provide much-needed incentives for conservation. Justin Cochrane, director and CEO of Carbon Streaming, explains what carbon credits are and how they offer value to landowners while protecting forests and reducing carbon emissions at the same time.



    Show notes: https://econamericas.com/2022/03/what-works-in-latin-americas-emerging-carbon-markets/


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    • 16 min
    How Miami Startups Offer Exposure to Latin America

    How Miami Startups Offer Exposure to Latin America

    Outside Silicon Valley, there are vibrant tech industries catering to overlooked niches. Alexis Alston, a senior associate at the early-stage VC fund Lightship Capital, explains how entrepreneurs in South Florida are tapping into migrant communities’ needs across countries.

    Show notes: https://econamericas.com/2022/02/how-miami-startups-offer-exposure-to-latin-america


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    • 17 min
    What Works Better than Checkbook Diplomacy in LatAm

    What Works Better than Checkbook Diplomacy in LatAm

    Mining gets a bad rap in Latin America due to its environmental and social impact. Ivan Bebek, a veteran mining executive with extensive business experience in the region, explains how a new generation of firms have turned the page on checkbook diplomacy and instead work out tailored solutions with local communities.

    Show notes: https://econamericas.com/2022/01/what-works-better-checkbook-diplomacy-in-latam


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    • 24 min
    What Latin America Needs to Attract Mining Capital

    What Latin America Needs to Attract Mining Capital

    Mining is a major source of foreign direct investment in Latin America. Mark Brennan, a Colombia-born mining executive with 30 years of financing and operating experience in the Americas and Europe, explains how countries with rich deposits can attract responsible investors.

    Show notes: https://econamericas.com/2021/12/what-latin-america-mining-capital-attract


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    • 23 min
    Brazil’s Rocky Road to Economic Reform

    Brazil’s Rocky Road to Economic Reform

    The Bolsonaro administration in Brazil had campaigned on major pension,  tax, and privatization reforms. Maurício Bento, an economist with the  São Paulo Court of Accounts and with the Property Rights Alliance,  explains which ones have succeeded, which ones have not, and why.

    Show notes: https://econamericas.com/2021/11/brazil-economic-reform-rocky-road/


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    • 34 min

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