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Argentina in an Election Year: an update

Hosted by the Latin America and Caribbean Centre (LACC)

Fawcett House, room 9.04


Alfonso Prat-Gay

Alfonso Prat-Gay

Argentine economist and politician


Professor Andrés Velasco

Professor Andrés Velasco

Dean of the School of Public

Join former Argentine Finance Minister Alfonso Prat Gay for a discussion of recent economic developments in Argentina and the prospects for this year’s presidential elections. 

Alfonso Prat-Gay (@alfonsopratgay) is an Argentine economist and politician, serving in office from December 2015 – January 2017. As a Congressman, he worked on projects such as increasing banking security, preventing money laundering and drug trafficking, and extensive deregulation of the Argentine financial system.

The talk will be chaired by Professor Andrés Velasco (@AndresVelasco), Dean of the School of Public Policy and the former Minister of Finance in Chile. He has held professorial roles at the Harvard Kennedy School and Columbia University´s School of International and Public Affairs. 

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