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Using Bank Regulation to Further Human Rights: The Case of Peru

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501
Speaker: Daniel Schydlowsky was appointed Superintendent of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators of Peru (SBS) in August 2011. From 2001 to 2006, Dr. Schydlowsky served in the administration of President Alejandro Toledo as Presidential Counselor on Economic and Financial affairs (2001-2002), as President of Perus Development Finance Corporation (COFIDE) (2002-2006), as member of the board of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP) (2002-2006) as well as of the Andean Development Corporation (CAF).  He has also served as member of the Advisory Council and as Vice President of The Latin American Association of Development Finance Institutions (ALIDE). Dr. Schydlowsky has also had a long and distinguished academic career. He held positions at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Boston University, the American University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also been CEO of BIDE, the Boston Institute for Developing Economies, and is currently a member of the International Advisory Committee of CENTRUM of the Catholic University of Peru. In past years, he has been a consultant to different international organizations such as the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), the World Bank, UNDP and USAID.

Commentator: Scott Martin, a Professor in the School of International and Public Affairs, regular free-lance contributor to the Economist Intelligence Units New York office and author of numerous articles and book chapters

Moderator: Jose Antonio Ocampo, 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 

This event is sponsored by the Economic and Political Development concentration at SIPA and the Institute of Latin America Studies.

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