From Structures to Services: Improving Infrastructure Development in Latin America

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In this episode of Building the Future, Tomás Serebrisky, Principal Economic Adviser at the Inter-American Development Bank’s Infrastructure and Energy Department, speaks with Dan about his recent book, From Structures to Services: The Path to Better Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. The pair cover the growing need to prioritize service provision in Latin America, and how Covid-19 has impacted this need. Tomás also provides his recommendations on how to change policymakers’ mindset towards a more service-oriented perspective, and what role his organization, the IADB, has to play in infrastructure development in the region moving forward.
Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development