A Trapped Economy and a Captured State: The Case of Guatemala
5 October 5:30-7:00
Brian Mulroney Hall Room 101
The Department of Romance Languages is pleased to present: “A Trapped Economy and a Captured State: The Case of Guatemala.”
Presented by Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight.
How do a trapped economy and a captured state reinforce one other? How does extreme laissez-faire ideology, path-dependency, and economic concentration lead to low and unequal economic growth, migration, and illicit economic activities? What type of relationship or deals are agreed upon by political and economic elites?