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Venezuela's negotiations require international support - and realistic expectations

August 13th, 2021

Venezuela’s negotiations require international support – and realistic expectations By: David Smilde, Geoff Ramsey, Keith Mines and Steve Hege, Opinion Contributors Against the odds, there…  read more

Dr. Chouhy Publishes in The European Journal of Sociology

June 2nd, 2021

The moral life of econometric equations: Factoring class inequality into school quality valuations in Chile Abstract: Recent sociological scholarship on market design is ill-equipped to…  read more

Dr. Nora Lustig Recently Cited in Two El Pais Articles

May 12th, 2021

El dilema de Latinoamérica: subir impuestos o el abismo de la deuda La pandemia ha hundido las arcas del bloque. – Cómo pagar los platos…  read more

Research Group MEGA Held Virtual Workshop

March 15th, 2021

On February 22, CIPR hosted a virtual workshop for members of Research Group MEGA (Mobilization, Extractivism, and Government Action). Research Group MEGA is a network…  read more

Tulane Sociology Professor Featured in Washington Post Op-Ed about Trump-Era Policy Impacts in Venezuela

January 20th, 2021

Written by Kyle Young David Smilde, a Tulane professor currently engaged in research on the ever-worsening crisis in Venezuela, was recently featured in the op-ed…  read more

The CEQ Institute Entered Into A Fiscal Analysis Partnership With The Millennium Challenge Corporation

January 7th, 2021

The CEQ Institute Entered Into A Fiscal Analysis Partnership With The Millennium Challenge Corporation On September 30 of 2020, the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Institute…  read more

Health Equity Network of the Americas

November 4th, 2020

An article recently published by Arachu Castro expounds on the Health Equity Network of the Americas which explores analytical and intervention models of health equity…  read more

CIPR Announces Inter-American Policy and Research Fellowship

October 28th, 2020

via Center for Inter-American Policy: The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) invites applications for five (5) research fellowships for the Academic Year of…  read more

Challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the health of women, children, and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean

October 5th, 2020

This story originally appeared on the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine website. The COVID-19 pandemic has unexpectedly transformed the access and…  read more

2020-2021 CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellows

April 29th, 2020

We at the Center for Inter-American Policy & Research would like to welcome our four new incoming post-doctoral fellows for the 2020-2021 academic year. They…  read more

Catholic Church urges Venezuela to unite against coronavirus

April 17th, 2020

Catholic Church urges Venezuela to unite against coronavirus by David Smilde and Hugo Pérez Hernáiz Coronavirus hasn’t yet hit Venezuela as hard as neighboring Brazil…  read more

The new inequalities and people-to-people social protection

April 2nd, 2020

The new inequalities and people-to-people social protection Nora Lustig (Tulane University) and Nancy Birdsall (Center for Global Development) March 30, 2020 The lockdowns throughout the…  read more

What should Venezuela do about COVID-19? (in Spanish)

March 19th, 2020

Qué debe hacer Venezuela frente al COVID-19? By: Francisco R. Rodríguez La extensión de la enfermedad del nuevo coronavirus (COVID-19) a una pandemia global y…  read more

Op-ed by Professor Smilde in NYT: "Trump's Shout-Out Masks a Bleak Outlook for Venezuela's Guaidó"

February 6th, 2020

Professor David Smilde, the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and Senior Associate Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and…  read more

Post-Doc Caitlin Andrews-Lee Published in Journal of Politics in Latin America

January 29th, 2020

The Power of Charisma: Investigating the Neglected Citizen-Politician Linkage by: Caitlin Andrews-Lee Charisma has long been considered a powerful tool for leaders worldwide to rise…  read more