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Brazil 2020: Politics and Economics

December 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conversation with Nelson Barbosa
Former Minister of Finance in Brazil; PhD Economics, The New School


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 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.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
2pm – 4pm
Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall | The New School
55 West 13th Street, Room I205
New York, NY
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The event will be in English
Admission is free, but seating is limited.
Reservations are required, please RSVP here.


Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, room I205
55 West 13th Street
Manhattan, NY 10011 United States
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