Member in the News: Luis Miguel Castilla

La oportunidad del siglo

Luis Miguel Castilla, former minister of finance and economy of Peru, has published a new book titled La oportunidad del siglo: Reformas económicas para un país más próspero y justo, or “The opportunity of the century: Economic reforms for a more prosperous and just country.”

The book provides a thorough diagnosis of the economic state of Peru before the coronavirus pandemic and of the actions that the government carried out to stop contagion and financial bankruptcy. It also presents an agenda of pending reform necessary to change the country’s structural conditions and build a more just, prosperous, and inclusive society. These include comprehensive health reform, policies that achieve greater formalization of the economy, and a new social contract.


Luis Miguel Castilla is a Member of the Inter-American Dialogue.

Purchase the book here.

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