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Recovering from crisis - Argentina today

Alfonso Prat Gay, governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, will speak on Argentina and its economic prospects on Tuesday 11 May at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Alfonso Prat Gay was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina in 2002. As a professor, he taught at the Argentine Catholic and the Torcuato Di Tella Universities. He was a private consultant and editor of specialized publications in political and economic analysis.

He also worked at JPMorgan for seven and a half years and was elected the 'Best economist in Wall Street for Argentina' by Institutional Investor and Latin Finance, as well as the 'Best economist for Chile' by Latin Finance. Prior to joining JPMorgan, he was the macroeconomics director of a leading consulting firm in Buenos Aires.

Howard Davies, director of LSE, will chair the event.

Recovering from Crisis - Argentina Today is on Tuesday 11 May at 2pm in the New Theatre, East Building, LSE, Houghton St, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.


To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

5 May 2004