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Date and Location

October 19, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Contact

978-621-5247
Challenges to Contain COVID-19 in Latin America: Lessons from Chile & Peru Photo

​Latin America has become an epicenter of COVID-19 despite government taking strong containment actions very early. Join us for a discussion with Maria Antonieta Alva, Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru, and Eduardo Engel, Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Chile. Alva has been leading the efforts by the government of Peru to contain the economic and social impacts of COVID-19. Engel has been very involved in measuring the progress of COVID-19 in Chile, leading new approaches for tracking deaths and cases. 

Speakers and Presenters

Maria Antonieta Alva, Minister of Economy and Finance of PeruEduardo Engel, Professor at the Department of Economics, University of ChileModerator: Gordon Hanson, Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Organizer

Additional Organizers

​The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University