Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

UNO Panel: The Politics of Redistribution in Latin America

September 9th, 2010
4:30 - 6:00 PM, reception to follow

Milneburg 212
University of New Orleans
Lakefront Campus

The Politics of Redistribution in Latin America: Dealing with Domestic and International Constituencies

Paper: “Cash Transfers and Voting Behavior: Electoral Impacts of Brazil’s Bolsa Família Program” by Cesar Zucco
  • Cesar Zucco is a lecturer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University’s Program on Democracy. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008.
Paper: “The Politics of Financial Booms and Busts: Evidence from Latin America” by Daniela Campello
  • Daniela Campello is an assistant professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and a fellow at the Program on Latin American Studies and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton. Her research focuses on the international and comparative political economy of less-developed countries. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008.

Discussant: Luciana Fiorini, Professor of Practice, Department of Economics, Tulane University

After 4:30, parking is open. There is a faculty lot right in front of Milneburg. Drive up Elysian Fields past Robert E. Lee and turn Left onto Alumni Drive. Pass the first parking lot on the right and there will be another street, which is the main one through campus. Turn Right to find the parking lot immediately on the left. The building is on the lakeside of the parking lot.

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