The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence
Jos Antonio Ocampo will discuss his new book, written with Luis Brtola, which provides a comprehensive and up-to-date view of Latin American economic development over the two centuries since independence. It considers Latin America economies within the wider context of the international economy, and covers economic growth, international trade, capital flows, and trends in inequality and human development.
Jos Antonio Ocampo is a Professor in the School
of International and Public Affairs, Fellow of the Committee on Global Thought
at Columbia University, and a Director of Economic and Political Development
Concentration at SIPA.
Commentators: John Coatsworth, Provost of Columbia University, and Alan Dye, Professor of Economics at Barnard College
Moderator: Pablo Piccato, Director of the Latin American Institute at Columbia University