The #ProactiveLAC event and publication series provides insight to countries in the region on how to emerge stronger from the pandemic and leap forward in their development.
Through purposeful and thought-provoking strategy sessions, reports, and live conversations, #ProactiveLAC guides policy idea generation among key stakeholders (policymakers, business leaders, media, and civil society) on how to advance economic reactivation and prosperity across Latin America and the Caribbean. Specific topics may include: small businesses; digital transformation; supply chain resilience; sustainability; and regional economic competitiveness. Special emphasis is placed on the role of public-private collaboration.
Unlocking SME potential in Latin America and the Caribbean
This Spotlight outlines practical, forward-looking policy recommendations needed for SMEs to fully become engines of socioeconomic prosperity. Informed by expert insights from policymakers, business leaders, and multilateral-sector representatives, the spotlight proposes a proactive, three-point strategy on how a “whole-of-society” approach can help SMEs to overcome growth constraints.
Report Sep 27, 2022
The economic impact of a more efficient US-Mexico border: How reducing wait times at land ports of entry would promote commerce, resilience, and job creation
By Alejandro Brugués Rodríguez, John Byrd, Noé Arón Fuentes Flores, David Gaytan, John Gibson, Camila Hernández, Mayra Maldonado, Jason Marczak, Jorge Eduardo Mendoza Cota, Roberto Ransom, and Ignacia Ulloa
Improvements in border management and the adoption of new technologies at the US-Mexico border have the potential to enhance border security and generate economic benefits for the United States and Mexico through expedited flows of goods and people.
Issue Brief Sep 20, 2022
PACC2030: Quick wins for a US-Caribbean partnership on climate and energy resilience
By Wazim Mowla, Riyad Insanally
PACC2030’s success is crucial for CARICOM countries and the United States, and it needs to deliver in the short term to generate confidence that the United States is committed to a sustainable partnership.
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The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center broadens understanding of regional transformations and delivers constructive, results-oriented solutions to inform how the public and private sectors can advance hemispheric prosperity.