CIS Distinguished Lecture - Sebastian Edwards

Monday, March 9, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Davidson Continuing Education Center (DCC), Vineyard Room
3415 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089

“Past and Present Dynamics of Populism Cycles”

Professor Edwards will explain how many of the characteristics of traditional Latin American populism are also present in most recent manifestations from around the globe. 

Sebastian Edwards is the Henry Ford II Professor of International Economics at UCLA. He is the co-director of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s “Africa Project” and previously served as the chief economist for Latin America at the World Bank. He is the author most recently of American DefaultThe Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold, published by Princeton University Press in 2018.

This event is sponsored by the Center for International Studies.

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