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Subnational Governance Panels at LASA

Congratulations  to my colleagues  and friends presenting at this year's Latin American Studies Association (LASA) panels on Sub national governance to be held in Puerto Rico, May 2015


A) Panel: The Politics of Urban Exclusion and Subnational Social Policy in Latin America

Date/Time: Thursday May 28 / 4:00-5:45pm Location: San Cristobal, D
Presenters:
Battle in the Streets, Battle in the Press: Elite Framing of Protest in Mexico
Heather Sullivan, Hamilton College

Decentralization and Democratic Participation: The Effect of Regional Self-Rule on Voting in Latin American and the Caribbean
Sara Niedzwiecki, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alissandra Stoyan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Political Determinant of Violence in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires
Alberto Föhrig, Universidad de San Andrés

Subnational Political Responses to Urban Drug Trafficking in Latin America
Hernán Flom, University of California/Berkeley

Chair and Discussant: Eduardo Moncada, Rutgers Univ…

“Building a fair and orderly framework for sovereign debt restructuring processes”

INVITATION TO AN ESSAY COMPETITION ON INTERNATIONAL REFORM OF SOVEREIGN DEBT RESTRUCTURING

“Building a fair and orderly framework for sovereign debt restructuring processes”
Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, The Observatory on Latin America at the New School, Jubilee USA Network and the Embassy of Argentina in the United States proudly invite students across the United States to submit essays on how to “Build a fair and orderly framework for sovereign debt restructuring processes”. The lack of a multilateral framework for sovereign debt restructurings remains an important gap in the international financial architecture. Because of their systemic consequences, the recent rulings in the case of Argentina´s sovereign debt restructuring have been a game-changer for sovereign debt markets. The international debate on how to address the problem of orderly and predictable sovereign debt restructurings is now more urgent than ever. A deep…