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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...
July 18, 2019
The Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials awarded the 2019 José Toribio Medina Award to  Jana Lee Krentz,  Librarian for the Latin American & Iberian Collections, Latinx Studies Latin American & Iberian Collections,...
June 25, 2019
On June 8, Kenneth David Jackson, Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures and Director of Undergraduate Studies for Portuguese at Yale, was awarded the Officer honor of one of Brazil’s highest decorations, the Order of Rio Branco (Ordem de...
X-ray image of tuberculosis.  Photo credit:  Courtesy of Dreamstime
May 28, 2019
Increasing rates of drug-related incarcerations are perpetuating tuberculosis (TB) infection among Brazil’s general population, a new report, Reservoirs of Injustice, from the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) at the Yale School of...
May 7, 2019
Moira Fradinger, associate professor of comparative literature at Yale, will receive the highly competitive Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin. Her inclusion in the fall 2019 class of fellows was announced on May 7. Fradinger will...
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez celebrating PSOE’s performance in Sunday’s election.
April 30, 2019
As xenophobic and eurosceptic parties registered large gains in elections throughout Western Europe in recent years, Spain appeared to be an exception, its voters apparently immunized from the appeals of right-wing populism both by the memory of the...