Sunday, August 20, 2017

Roberto Laserna

Roberto Laserna is an economist at CERES, a private research center in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and President of Fundacion Milenio, a think tank in La Paz.

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Earth to Evo Morales

Bolivian President Evo Morales's government has taken a seemingly principled stand in defense of the environment, arguing that the problem is capitalism itself. But environmental policy in Bolivia its… read more

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Endgame for Evo?

The populist government of Bolivian President Evo Morales seems to be heading into an inflation-fueled tailspin. Indeed, by refusing to change course on key economic policies, Morales is alienating ma… read more

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Evo Morales and the Populist Paradox

Bolivian President Evo Morales’s success rests largely on the paradox of populism. Although he claims to oppose economic liberalism, he is a product of the political liberties that it promotes and fee… read more

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The March of the Caudillos

The re-election of Presidents Hugo Chávez and Evo Morales for unlimited periods in Venezuela and Bolivia, respectively, reflects a phenomenon – caudillismo – that has never been far from the surface o… read more

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