Articles from June 2016



REPAL 2016 Annual Meeting held June 10-11 at MIT

REPAL’s 2016 Annual Meeting was held at MIT on June 10 and 11 and included presentations of 47 papers and 3 book manuscripts. The conference was opened with a keynote address by Barbara Stallings (Brown University) on China-Latin America relations and closed with a panel discussion on the political economy of the United States, with presentations by Jorge Dominguez (Harvard), Tom Kochan (MIT Sloan), Chappell Lawson (MIT), and Charles Stewart (MIT). It also featured a discussion about the DA-RT initiative, led by Evan Lieberman (MIT).

The REPAL 2016 Program and the REPAL 2016 DART Discussion Summary can be downloaded here.

REPAL member Tasha Fairfield awarded by LASA

Tasha Fairfield (LSE) has been awarded the 2016 Donna Lee Van Cott Award for best book on political institutions by the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), for her book Private Wealth and Public Revenue in Latin America: Business Power and Tax Politics (Cambridge University Press).

Professor Fairfield presented the manuscript of her book at REPAL’s 1st Annual Meeting in Santiago, Chile, June 2014.