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The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501

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

Categories: Academic