Should Chile’s pension system be nationalized, and how would such a move affect current and future retirees?
What would a Universal Basic Income system look like in Latin America and the Caribbean, and what unintended consequences might such a system bring?
En esta entrevista para el programa La Nota Dura en El Financiero, Michael Camilleri y Javier Risco hablan sobre la situación actual de las manifestaciones en los Estados Unidos y las reacciones del presidente Trump y los gobiernos estatales.
En esta entrevista con Aristegui Noticias, Michael Shifter habló con Daniel Zovatto, Director Regional de IDEA Internacional para América Latina y el Caribe, sobre el impacto de la pandemia en los Estados Unidos, América Latina en general y también casos específicos como Brasil, México, El Salvador, Nicaragua y Venezuela.
On May 27, 2020, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) of Harvard University awarded the 2020 Centennial Medal for Economics to Albert Fishlow.
Costa Rica became the first Central American country, and the sixth one in Latin America, to fully legalize same-sex marriage.
What do the new rules in Mexico’s power sector entail, and why have the sparked controversy among energy companies and local industry groups?
Assessing the Economic and Social Impact of Covid-19 – A Conversation with OECD Secretary-General, Ángel Gurría
On May 22, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Assessing the Economic and Social Impact of Covid-19 – A Conversation with OECD Secretary-General, Ángel Gurría.” Before being appointed Secretary-General in 2006, Gurría served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance and Public Credit for his home country of Mexico. He has been a member of the Dialogue since 2001.
What did Brazil’s Azevêdo bring to the WTO, and how does his early departure affect the organization and its work?
Dialogue member Susana Malcorra, dean of the School of Public and Global Affairs at IE University, has published a new book titled In Pursuit of What Matters: Passion for the Bottom Line.
Dialogue member Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, has published a new book titled The World: A Brief Introduction.
Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel literature laureate and former Peruvian presidential candidate, has published a new book on the writings of author Jorge Luis Borges, titled Medio siglo con Borges, or “Half a Century with Borges.”
On May 19, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted its first virtual forum for Dialogue members to discuss the implications of the Covid-19 crisis on Latin America and the Caribbean.
On May 20, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue, Global Affairs Canada and the Office of the Special Rapporteur of Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights hosted “Voices in the Pandemic – Covid-19 and Freedom of Expression in the Americas” to discuss the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on freedom of expression and disinformation, especially in light of emergency measures taken across the hemisphere that limit human rights and access to information.
En esta entrevista para el programa 20/20 de Canal N, Michael Shifter y Mávila Huertas hablaron sobre los efectos del Covid-19 en América Latina, la situación actual en Perú, la importancia de las instituciones y las diferencias entre esta pandemia y la crisis financiera de 2008-2009.