Latin America Publications

155. Shock Therapy In Latin America, Russia, and Eastern Europe

Jul 07, 2011
February 1998 - Has fast reform in Russia and some East European countries created the right incentives for an orderly capitalist economy to develop? Or has it opened the door to a tyranny of the strong over the weak? These are crucial institutional questions raised by the shock therapy strategy of transformation in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Latin America.

Defining Brazil's Security Agenda: From Favelas to the United Nations

Jul 07, 2011
This publication presents a summary of two meetings in Brazil in May 2005 that were held to discuss public safety and the links between national and international security threats and to examine Brazil’s perspective on regional and global security issues.

Trends in Agricultural Production and the Future of the Trans-boundary Río Grande/Río Bravo Basin

Jul 07, 2011
The report is based on the results of a May 2004 conference involving agricultural experts from both the U.S. and Mexico.

Repoliticizing Latin America: The Revival of Populist and Leftist Alternatives

Jul 07, 2011
This essay explores the dual "fault lines" in Latin American democracy that have contributed to the rise of new popular and leftist movements.