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Rafael Amiel, Ph.D.

Director, Latin America & Caribbean Economics, IHS Markit

Rafael Amiel is director of Latin American and Caribbeaneconomics at IHS Markit.

Dr. Amiel is a director in the Economics and Country Risk Group for Global Insight at IHS Markit. He brings 20 years of international experience in macroeconomic and sovereign risk analysis of Latin America gained over a long career tracking economic developments and business cycles of the region with a focus on risks for medium- and long-term investment. He coordinates the group's analysis and forecasts and is responsible for reporting on Peru, Mexico, and Brazil. As a sovereign risk expert, he closely monitors and tracks repayment capacity of Latin American economies, assessing both short- and long-term risks. Prior to joining IHS Markit, he served as the country risk manager for Hamilton Bank. Previously, he was a research associate at the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida, US.

Dr. Amiel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Universidad de Lima in Peru. He completed his Master of Arts in Business and Economics at the State University of New York - Stony Brook, and went on to attain his doctoral degree in economics at FIU, where he served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Economics.

  • Economics & Country Risk
  • Country Intelligence
  • Economic forecasts and analysis
  • Economic risk
  • Scenario planning & analysis

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