This paper revisits theoretical models of economic voting to demonstrate that in countries where international shocks are substantially large, the economic vote is a poor instrument of democratic accountability, ultimately no better than the flip of a coin as a mechanism to select the best incumb
Latin American Centre
International changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late 1980s, developing countries have been subject to intense pressures regarding intellectual property rights. These pressures have been exceptionally controversial in the area of pharmaceuticals.
On 12 September, Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó gave the inaugural lecture at the seminar ‘20 años de estudios sobre el Caribe colombiano’, held in Cartagena to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Banco de la República’s Centro de Estudios de Economía Regional (CEER). Established in
All are welcome to the Annual Meeting of the UK Belize Association to be held at the Latin American Centre, University of Oxford on Saturday 7th October, 2017, from 9.30am to 5.00pm.
‘Somos’ (We Are): A participatory documentary on youth and peacebuilding in Colombia
Mark Petersen received his D.Phil. in History at the University of Oxford.
Hosted by the Faculty of History, Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó gave the 2017 Stulman Lecture at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on 6th April. His lecture, ‘Revolutionary elections in the Americas, 1800-1910’, focused on the relationship between contentious elections and civil conflic
Paulo Drinot is senior lecturer in Latin American History at the Institute of the Americas, University College London and co-editor of the Journal of Latin American Studies.