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Colin Powell Fellowship: The Impact of Corruption on Foreign Direct Investment

Speakers:   Luigi Manzetti, Ph.D. (Iowa 1988), specializes in issues that include governance, corruption, and market reforms in Latin America. Besides SMU, he has also taught or held research appointments at Duke University, the United Nations Commission for Latin America, the University of Miami, the University of Siena, the Copenhagen Business School, and the London School of Economics. He was the director of Latin American Studies at SMU from 2000 - 2004 and 2006 -2007. He currently serves on the Latin American Research Review and Latin American Politics & Society editorial boards.

He is the author of several books including The IMF and Economic Stabilization (Praeger, 1991), Political Forces in Argentina (with Peter G. Snow, Praeger, 1993), Institutions, Parties and Coalitions in Argentine Politics (Pittsburgh University Press, 1993), Privatization South American Style (Oxford University Press 2000), Neoliberalism, Accountability, and Reform Failures in Emerging Markets (Penn State U. Press 2010), and the editor of Regulatory Policy in Latin America: Post-Privatization Realities (North-South Center Press at the University of Miami, 2000). 

Thomas Osang joined the SMU faculty in 1994 after completing his Ph.D. studies. His research and teaching interests are in international trade and finance as well as economic development. Among others, he has investigated theoretical and empirical links between international trade and economic growth, the impact of exchange rate volatility on trade, the quantitative contribution of globalization to U.S. wage inequality, and the empirical validity of political economy of trade policy models.

At SMU, Dr. Osang was awarded the M Award in 2002 and the Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Award in 2009.

Location: Tower Center Boardroom, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Registration is required. There are 45 seats available.

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