Public Programs And Events

Brazil 2020: Politics and Economics

Brazil 2020: Politics and Economics

Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall
General Public 

Dr. Barbosa will discuss Brazil’s current political and economic challenges, a discussion that becomes relevant in a time where political changes and demands for equality and transparency have sparked across Latin America.

Nelson Barbosa is a Professor at the São Paulo School of Economics (EESP/FGV) and the University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research and his research interests include macroeconomic policy, economic growth, and development. Dr. Barbosa was Deputy Finance Minister, Planning Minister and Finance Minister during Dilma Rousseff’s administration, and Secretary of Economic Policy and Monitoring during Lula’s administration. He currently writes a weekly column on economics for Folha de Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest newspaper.

Presented by Observatory on Latin America at The New School

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