The Rio Olympics are over … Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial leaves the country in an upheaval of governance… Brazil’s economy is in the worst recession in decades … is this a crisis of leadership or are there signs of deeper societal issues?
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Professor Pedro de Araujo wears many ‘hats’ at Colorado College—besides being the John Lord Knight Professor of Economics, he is Chair of the Department of Economics and Business as well as the Faculty Athletics Representative. A native of Brazil, he received his BA in Economics from Universidade do Estado de Rio de Janeiro, then came to the United States where he received Masters degrees in Economics and Statistics from Bowling Green State University and Masters and his PhD in Economics from Indiana University. His teaching and research interests include macroeconomic theory, development economics, economic growth and econometrics. Widely published on a variety of topics, he will address the challenges facing Brazil as it seeks to rebuild its economy and the implications of having hosted the Rio Olympics.
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