Creative Construction: The Rise and Corruption of Infrastructure Projects in Latin America
Alisha Holland, Politics
March 28, 2018 · 12:00 pm—1:20 pm EDT · 216 Aaron Burr
Program in Latin American Studies
Latin America has long been considered a laggard in infrastructure provision, lacking the roads, metros, and dams to accelerate growth and improve social welfare. This trend somewhat reversed in the 2000s as many governments invested commodity revenues in public works. This talk explores the politics of infrastructure investments and the influence of construction firms and planning institutions.