Sebastian Edwards on the Story of the Chicago Boys and the Downfall of Neoliberalism ‹ Literary Hub


Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.

In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of The Chile Project, Sebastian Edwards, about the story of the Chicago Boys and the downfall of neoliberalism.

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Sebastian Edwards is the Henry Ford II Distinguished Professor of International Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a former chief economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank. His many books include American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold (Princeton) and Crisis and Reform in Latin America: From Despair to Hope.

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