Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

July 2019 News

Lucas (center) with members of the Tax Authority's Research Department. The Research Department uses a state-of-the-art database of economic activity to produce insights for policy makers.
July 25, 2019
Fair trade, direct source, sustainably grown — these terms have become commonplace in our consumption of food. Behind them lies the powerful economic idea that paying a premium for goods produced with fair working conditions and sustainable farming...
Interview with Stephanie Avalos, Ecuador's Secretary of Climate Change at the Ministry of Environment.
July 24, 2019
Thanks to the generosity of the Steven Clark Senior Essay Grant under the MacMillan Center (as well as a few other fellowships), I am currently in Ecuador conducting research for my senior thesis for the Environmental Studies major. My thesis...