Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Nora Lustig co-organizes conference, "Declining Inequality in Latin America: Are the Good Times Over?"

May 4th, 2015

Nora Lustig, the Stone Chair in Latin American Economics, participated in and co-organized the conference, Declining Inequality in Latin America: Are the Good Times Over? held at Brown University on April 29th and 30th, 2015, in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Lustig co-organized the event with Ricardo Lagos, former President of Chile, and Richard Snyder faculty fellow at the Watson Institute and Director of The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Brown University.

The conference brought together experts in Economics, Political Science, Sociology and International Relations and counted with the presence of organizations such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Inter-American Dialogue, among others.

The topics discussed included: labor earnings and inequality, education and social mobility, fiscal policies and social inclusion, political reform and inequality. For more information, please see the Conference Agenda.

To watch webcasts from the conference, please visit the event page

General Latin America + People
Adrienne Colella
Professor, A.B. Freeman Chair -  Business