LAC Main Seminar Series: The Volatility Curse: Exogenous Shocks and Representation in Latin America

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week 2 mt20 main seminar

Convener: Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó

Speaker: Dani Campello and Cesar Zucco, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil

Daniela Campello is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, in Brazil. In 2018 she was Oxford-CAF Visiting Fellow at the Latin American Center, at Oxford. Campello received her Ph.D. in Political Science from UCLA and was formerly an Assistant Professor at Princeton University. Her research lies at the frontier of international and comparative political economy, with a particular focus on the consequences of globalization to democracy and redistribution in emerging economies. Prior to entering academic life, Campello worked as a business consultant in Accenture, as a sell-side financial analyst at Banco Pactual, and also for the Rio de Janeiro state government, where she managed projects funded by international financial institutions. Campello's work appears in top political science journals, and she is the author of The Politics of Market Discipline in Latin America  (2015) and co-author of “The Volatility Curse” (forthcoming in 2020), both with Cambridge University Press. 

Cesar Zucco is Associate Professor of Politics and Public Policy at the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 2007, has served as  Assistant Professor at Rutgers, and has held visiting appointments at Nuffield College, Princeton, and Yale.  He specializes in Latin American politics, and has written on executive-legislative relations,  the politics of public policy,  and political behavior.  He is the co-author of Partisans, Antipartisans, and Nonpartisans (2018) and The Volatility Curse (forthcoming in 2020), both books published by Cambridge University Press. His articles have appeared in journals  such as the American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, British Political Science Review, as well as in journals dedicated to Latin American Studies.