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Michael Shifter interviewed by CGTN Video

Coronavirus in the Americas

In this interview with CGTN America, Michael Shifter spoke with Frances Kuo about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Latin America and the Caribbean, discussing inequality, the informal economy, and China’s presence in the region.

Michael Shifter, Frances Kuo

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN Americas

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Upheavals in Chile & Bolivia

On December 10, 2019, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “Upheavals in Chile & Bolivia” featuring panelists Roberto Laserna, president of the Fundación Milenio and director of CERES; Fernando Molina, Bolivian author and journalist; and Lucía Dammert, associate professor at Universidad de Santiago de Chile. The event was moderated by Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue.

Taylor Savell

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Inter-American Guide on Strategies for Reducing Educational Inequality

Educational inequality is a critical issue in Latin America. The Inter-American Guide on Strategies to Reduce Educational Inequality presents ten policy strategies that have proven effective at reducing levels of educational inequality.

Maria Oviedo, Sarah Stanton, Ariel Fiszbein

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How Well Are Latin American Nations Fighting Poverty?

Which countries are doing the best job of helping lift individuals and families out of poverty?

George Gray Molina, Nora Lustig, Jacqueline Pitanguy, Sergei Soares

Latin America Advisor ˙ ˙ Latin America Adviosr

Fiscal Policy, Inequality & the Ethnic Divide in Guatemala

Guatemala is among the most unequal countries in Latin America. Fiscal policy has done very little to reduce inequality and poverty overall and along ethnic lines.

Nora Lustig, Maynor Cabrera, Hilcías E. Morán

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Science Direct

Will Poverty Reduction Remain Stalled?

With regional growth expected to be relatively low this year, will efforts at poverty reduction remain stalled?

Nora Lustig, Alfredo González-Reyes, Paula Lucci

A Time for Action

Latin America inequality gap, economic integration, and infrastructure and education systems were among the issues spotlighted at the XVII Annual CAF Conference.

Mary Dempsey

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Latin American Women Rising

In this report, Joan Caivano from the Inter-American Dialogue and Jane Marcus-Delgado from CUNY analyze Latin American women’s advance into positions of leadership and then highlight areas where important obstacles remain.

Joan Caivano, Jane Marcus-Delgado

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Fiscal Policy & the Poor in Latin America

Good fiscal policy not only promotes macroeconomic stability and growth, it is also a powerful tool for directly reducing poverty and inequality.

Jeffrey Puryear, Mariellen Malloy Jewers

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