Sebastian Edwards: Populism in Latin America
This Latin American Briefing Series event features Sebastian Edwards, Henry Ford II Professor of International Business Economics at the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Edwards discusses his book, Left Behind: The False Promise of Populism in Latin America, in which he explains why the nations of Latin America have failed to share in the fruits of globalization and forcefully highlights the dangers of the recent turn to economic populism in the region.
One of the Center for Latin American Studies' most popular programs, the Latin American Briefing Series brings influential academic experts, policymakers, and business leaders together at the University of Chicago to explore emerging current affairs that will shape future social, political, and economic trends in Latin America.
Recorded Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the University of Chicago.