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Event Summary · BRAZIL 2020: Politics and Economics

Nelson Barbosa offered an eloquent analysis of Brazil’s recession of 2014-2016. According to Barbosa, this recession is key to make sense of the rise of …

Event Summary · CALLE K Documentary Screening

“Calle K” powerfully illustrates a way of understanding poverty through family stories rather than readily available or quantifiable data. It shares striking intimate insights revealing that academic research can

Event Summary · How Process Affects Outcomes: Slum upgrading in Buenos Aires

The Housing Authority of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina -Instituto de Vivienda de la Ciudad – IVC- spoke about the opportunities and challenges in participatory development in the slum Villa 20.

Event Summary · Book Launch: Urban Policy in Latin America

OLA launched this recently published book that evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries

Urban Policy in Latin America: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?

This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries. The book provides a critical assessment of the economic, social and environmental consequences of urban interventions following Habitat II

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