Prof. Irwin on Latin America: The Economies of Chile and Venezuela
Interested in Latin American politics and development?
Do you want to have a conversation with a leading expert about the economies of two vibrant but very different countries?
Chile is considered one of South America’s most stable and prosperous nations, while Venezuela’s economy is in shambles. Why is this the case?
Join us on Tuesday, October 22nd to learn more about the economies of Venezuela and Chile with Professor Douglas Irwin of the Economics Department!
Free Bolocco will be served.
Details on specific time and place to follow.
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About the Speaker:
Douglas Irwin is the John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor in the Social Sciences in the Department of Economics at Dartmouth College. He is author of Trade Policy Disaster: Lessons from the 1930s (MIT Press, 2012), Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression (Princeton University Press, 2011), Free Trade Under Fire (Princeton University Press, third edition 2009), The Genesis of the GATT (Cambridge University Press, 2008, co-authored with Petros Mavroidis and Alan Sykes), Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade (Princeton University Press, 1996), and many articles on trade policy in books and professional journals. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and has also served on the staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.