The Latin American Economic Outlook 2009 was prepared by the OECD Development Centre’s Latin America and Caribbean Desk, headed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson and under the supervision of the Development Centre Director, Javier Santiso. Jeff Dayton-Johnson wrote Chapter one, which
includes contributions by Ángel Alonso Arroba, Rolando Avendaño and Rita Da Costa Pires. Chapter
two was written by Jeff Dayton-Johnson and Rita Da Costa Pires, and benefits from a contribution
by Rolando Avendaño. Sebastian Nieto Parra wrote Chapter three, including contributions by Juan-
Huitzi Flores, Ángel Melguizo Esteso and Eduardo Pedreira. Chapter four was written by Bárbara
Castelletti, and benefits from a contribution by Ángel Alonso Arroba. Juan Ramón De Laiglesia wrote
Chapter five, and Pablo Zoido Chapter six, including contributions by Ángel Alonso Arroba, Rolando
Avendaño and Fabio Veras Soares.