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The Political Economy of Remittances in Latin America

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Duration: 1:05:06 | Added: 23 Oct 2013
Roundtable discussion with Faisal Ahmed (Nuffield); David Doyle (St Hugh's); Isabel Ruiz (Harris Manchester); Diego Sánchez-Ancochea (St Antony's). Convened by Timothy Power.

On 22nd October 2013, the LAC held a roundtable discussion on the economic and political effects of remittances to Latin America. Isabel Ruiz (Harris Manchester College), Faisal Ahmed (Nuffield College), and David Doyle (St Hugh's College) analyzed how remittances ameliorate economic downturns in the region, how they impact traditional political practices such as clientelism, and how they may affect electoral choices. The three presentations were discussed by Dr Diego Sánchez- Ancochea (St Antony's College) and by an audience of faculty and students.

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