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Rethinking inequality reduction programmes in post-COVID Latin America is timely and urgent. What are the best ways forward?
Speakers:• Dr Laura Carvalho, LSE International Development• Prof Francisco Ferreira, LSE International Inequalities Institute• Dr Alice Krozer, Colegio de México• Dr Amir Lebdioui, LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre
Chair and moderator:• Prof Gareth Jones, LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre• Cristina Cortes, Canning House
What steps do we need to take to achieve a green recovery? What constraints must be overcome? And what tools can help us to green our industrial and energy sectors?
Speakers:• Dr Manuel Albaladejo, UN Industrial Development Organisation• Lisa Viscidi, Inter-American Dialogue• Dr Joseluis Samaniego, UN ECLAC/CEPAL• Dr Amir Lebdioui, LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre
Chair:• Prof Kathryn Hochstetler, LSE International Development
What caused Chile's mass protests in 2020? Will a new consitution satisfy social and political demands for change? Will it be able to lay the foundations for a fairer and more equitable society?
Speakers:• Prof Emmanuelle Barozet, University of Chile• Prof Javier Couso, Diego Portales University• Prof Oscar Landerretche, University of Chile
Chair:• Prof Kirsten Sehnbruch, LSE International Inequalities Institute
How has government policy in the region responded to the pandemic – both the successes and failures in terms of vector control, but also impacts? What lessons have been learned from previous epidemics? What is the importance of pharmaceutical innovation, trust, and institutional resilience?
Speakers:• Prof Ken Shadlen, LSE International Development• Dr Clare Wenham, LSE Health Policy• Dr Helen Yaffe, University of Glasgow
Chair:• Prof Gareth Jones, LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre
With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced a crisis that decimated its economy. So how did and does the socialist system manage to survive?
Speakers:• Dr Helen Yaffe, University of Glasgow• Prof William LeoGrande, American University• Dr Emily Morris, University College London
Speakers:• Marianne Fay, Director for Bolivia/Chile/Ecuador/Peru, World Bank• Patricia Pella, PPP consultant, Inter-American Development Bank• Antonella Bancalari, doctoral candidate, LSE Social Policy
Speaker:• Prof José Antonio Ocampo, Columbia University SIPA and Central Bank of ColombiaChair:• Prof Jean-Paul Faguet, LSE International Development
Speaker:• Laura Carvalho, University of São Paulo
Chair:• Robert Wade, LSE Department of International Development
Speakers:• Sergio Fajardo, Colombian politician• Andrés Velasco, Dean, LSE School of Public Policy
Cuba-US relations in the 21st century
Speakers: Ernesto Domínguez López, Professor, University of Havana and Seida Barrera Rodríguez, Professor and associate researcher at the Centre for the Study of Cuban Economy (CEEC), University of Havana.
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Uncertain citizenship: everyday practices of Bolivian migrants in Chile
Speakers: Megan Ryburn, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the LSE Latin America and Carribean Centre, Professor Linda McDowell, Senior Professorial Researcher, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford and Professor Cathy McIllwaine, Department of Geography, King's College London.
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The left in Latin America: Mexico
Speakers: Jo Tuckman, Journalist, Dr Alejandra Díaz de León, Research Officer in the Department of Sociology and Professor Jenny Pearce,Research Professor with the Centre.
Beyond populism: the rise of Bolsonaro in Brazil
Speakers: Edesio Fernandes, Legal Scholar and International Consultant, Dr Jeff Garmany, King’s Brazil Institute at King’s College London, Pedro Mendes Loureiro, Lecturer in Latin American Studies at the Centre of Latin American Studies at Cambridge and Mara Nogueira, Fellow in Human Geography at LSE.
Chair: Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch, Professor of Social Psychology, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science LSE.
Trafficking in trust: armoured cars in Guatemala City
Speakers: Professor Kevin Lewis O'Neill, Director of the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto, with Dr Suzanne Hall as discussant, Associate Professor in Sociology, Director of the Cities Programme, LSE.
Chair: Dr Austin Zeiderman, Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Geography and Environment, LSE.
Forever on the brink: crisis in Venezuela
Speaker: Professor Ricardo Hausmann, Director of Harvard's Center for International Development and Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at the Kennedy School of GovernmentChair: Professor Andrés Velasco, Dean of LSE School of Public Policy
Open data in Latin America: accountable governments in a digital age Speaker: Fabrizio Scrollini, Executive Director of the Latin American Open Data InitiativeChair: Professor Francisco Panizza, LSE Department of Government
Doing more with less: efficient spending for better livesSpeakers: Professor Jean-Paul Faguet, Professor of the Political Economy of Development, Alejandro Izquierdo, Chief Economist and Manager a.i., Research Department IDB, Carola Pessino, Fiscal & Municipal Management Principal Specialist, IDB, Professor Andrés Velasco, Dean of the School of Public PolicyChair: Irene Mia, Global Editorial Director, Economist Intelligence Unit Listen to the podcast
The left in Latin America: Nicaragua & Venezuela Speakers: Eline van Ommen, LSE International History, Prof Francisco Panizza, LSE Department of Government, Dr Matt Wilde, Leicester University, Department of Geography Chair: Dr Tanya Harmer, LSE International History
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Third edition of the ‘Social Entrepreneurship 360’ series, sponsored by SantanderPresenters: José Tomás Lobo - City Director in Santiago de Chile for Laboratoria, Alina Truhina - Director, Partnerships & Growth, A2B, Maureen Salmon - Founder, Freshwaters ConsultancyChair: Dr Nadia Millington - LSE
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The first great divergence: how culture transformed our species17 May 2018Speaker: Professor Robert Boyd (Arizona State University)Chair: Professor Jean-Paul Faguet (LSE)
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LSE-Stanford-Universidad de los Andes conference on long-run development in Latin America - Panel Discussion17 May 2018 Chairs: Jean-Paul Faguet (LSE) and Alberto Díaz-Cayeros (Stanford)Speakers: Adam Przeworski (NYU) Carles Boix (Princeton) David Soskice (LSE) Robert Wade (LSE) Herbert Klein (Stanford) Leandro Prados de la Escosura (UC3M)
Fixing food: insights from the Food Sustainability Index5 March 2018Speaker: Dr Irene Mia, Global Editorial Director of The Economist Intelligence Unit.Chair: Dr Álvaro Méndez, Co-director, Global South Unit
Social Entrepreneurship 360° - second workshop1 March 2018Speakers: Gino Tubaro - Atomic Lab, Vincent Zimmer - Kiron Open Higher Education, Thomas Diley - Ajabu Moringa.Chair: Nadia Millington - LSE
Urban growth and access to opportunities: a challenge for Latin America27 February 2018Speakers: Dr Pablo Sanguinetti - Chief Economist, CAF Development Bank of Latin America, Professor Anthony Venables - Oxford University, Professor Gareth Jones - Director, LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre. Chair: Dr Álvaro Méndez Co-director, LSE Global South Unit
Citizenship without walls in contemporary MexicoSpeakers: Professor Agustín Escobar Latapí, Professor Mercedes González de la Rocha, and Professor Matthew GutmannChair: Professor Sylvia Chant, Professor of Development Geography
From trickle-down to middle-out economics: Peru's developmental paradoxSpeaker: Dr Julio Guzmán
Social Entrepreneurship 360° - lessons learned
Social Entrepreneurship 360° - Q&A
Social Entrepreneurship 360° - presentationsSpeaker: Camila Campos; Nicole Valdebenito; Eveline Smeets; Iliana Zuluaga Vega; Ken BanksListen to the podcast
Buenos Aires as a global citySpeaker: Horacio Rodríguez Larreta (Mayor of Buenos Aires)Listen to the podcast
Obstacles to peacebuilding: the economics of post-war foreign interventionSpeaker: Dr Graciana del Castillo
Reform to recovery: where next for the Brazilian economy?Speaker: Henrique Meirelles, Finance Minister of Brazil
Colombia inside outPanel 3 - Competitiveness and Urban Development
Colombia inside outPanel 2 - Key Infrastructure Projects: Developments and Outlook
Colombia inside outPanel 1 - Macroeconomic View on ColombiaListen to the podcast
Pathways to peace in ColombiaSpeaker: Joshua Mitrotti, Director, Agency for Reintegration
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