Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E13 - #13 Celebrating LASA Economics and Politics Section Best Book Award Winner — Gabriel Ondetti

    S02 E13 - #13 Celebrating LASA Economics and Politics Section Best Book Award Winner — Gabriel Ondetti

    Join us in a discussion with Gabriel Ondetti, winner of the 2020-2021 LASA Economics and Politics Section Best Book Award for his book Property Threats and the Politics of Anti-Statism: The Historical Roots of Contemporary Tax Sys...

    Apr 25 2021
    Apr 25 2021
    43:31
  • S02 E12 - #12 Econopolitics meets the Inter-American Development Bank — Andrew Powell and Eduardo Cavallo

    S02 E12 - #12 Econopolitics meets the Inter-American Development Bank — Andrew Powell and Eduardo Cavallo

    IDB economists Andrew Powell and Eduardo Cavallo discuss the just-released 2021 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report, as well as prospects for sustainable COVDI19 post-pandemic growth. Leslie Armijo of Simon Fraser Un...

    Apr 01 2021
    Apr 01 2021
    01:09:57
  • S02 E11 - #11 The Challenges of democratic elections in Latin America — Mark Weisbrot

    S02 E11 - #11 The Challenges of democratic elections in Latin America — Mark Weisbrot

    Mark Weisbrot from CEPR (Center for Economic and Policy Research) in Washington, DC, joins us to discuss democratic elections in Latin America including Ecuador and Bolivia as well as the latest developments in Brazil and sanction...

    Mar 25 2021
    Mar 25 2021
    33:34
  • S02 E10 - #10 The Economist: the view from São Paulo — Sarah Maslin

    S02 E10 - #10 The Economist: the view from São Paulo — Sarah Maslin

    In this episode, we speak with Sarah Maslin, São Paulo bureau chief and correspondent at The Economist. Sarah shares his views on Brazil, including the Centrão, Lava Jato, and COVID in Manaus, the current situation El Salvador, an...

    Mar 17 2021
    Mar 17 2021
    38:46
  • S02 E09 - #9 The Economist: the Bello view — Michael Reid

    S02 E09 - #9 The Economist: the Bello view — Michael Reid

    Today's guest is Michael Reid, editor of the Americas for The Economist and writer of the Bello column. Michael shares his broad overview of the region including the end of Lava Jato in Brazil, elections in Ecuador and Peru, an up...

    Mar 10 2021
    Mar 10 2021
    34:15