Squaring the Latin American Circle: Leftist Governments and Conservative Economics

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Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Date:
Thursday, April 7, 2005
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
Location:
Santander Central Hispano
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

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Squaring the Latin American Circle: Leftist Governments and Conservative Economics featuring Peter Hakim, President, Inter-American Dialogue.

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Event Speakers

    • Peter Hakim - Speaker
      President, Inter-American Dialogue

      Peter Hakim is president of the Inter-American Dialogue, a Washington-based center for policy analysis and exchange on Western Hemisphere affairs. Mr. Hakim writes and speaks widely on hemispheric issues, is regularly interviewed on radio and television, and has testified more than a dozen times before Congress. His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, and Financial Times. He was a vice president of the Inter-American Foundation and worked for the Ford Foundation in both New York and Latin America. He has taught at MIT and Columbia. He currently serves on boards and advisory committees for the Foundation of the Americas, World Bank, Council on Competitiveness, Inter-American Development Bank, Foreign Affairs en Español, Intellibridge Corporation, and Human Rights Watch. He is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations. Peter Hakim earned a B.A. at Cornell University, an M.S. in Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School.