Economy and Development

Watering the Classes: Mexico City's Water Shortage

April 26, 2016

The COP21, United Nations Conference on Climate Change concluded earlier this month in Paris. Ahead of the talks, Mexico released a national strategy on climate change, pledging to cap greenhouse gas emissions by 2026. Mexico was one of the first countries to submit its climate change plan in advance of the Paris talks and their pledged cap on greenhouse emissions has been met with praise from countries such as the United States.

Ciencia Política en Chile: ¿una Disciplina Consolidada?

En el marco de una creciente autoconciencia sobre las características de la ciencia política en América Latina, la Revista de Ciencia Política de la U. Católica de Chile publicó el 2005 un número especial con un esfuerzo comparado por establecer un mapa del desarrollo de la disciplina en la región (RCP Vol 25, N°1).

Regulatory Agencies and Courts in the Global South

October 10, 2016

In 2013, I authored what turned out to be the most read paper in the Journal of Politics in Latin America. It was a case study of the overlaps between the Water Regulatory Commission (CRA) and the Constitutional Court of Colombia. Regulatory issues are not the sexiest of topics in Latin American politics.

Regulatory Agencies and Courts in the Global South

October 10, 2016

In 2013, I authored what turned out to be the most read paper in the Journal of Politics in Latin America. It was a case study of the overlaps between the Water Regulatory Commission (CRA) and the Constitutional Court of Colombia. Regulatory issues are not the sexiest of topics in Latin American politics.

Discursos y Productividad Política en la Relación Agua y Megaminería

October 10, 2016

En las últimas dos décadas se observa una proliferación de conflictos socioambientales en relación a la expansión de la actividad minera en Latinoamérica. En este contexto, el agua se destaca como eje central y común denominador en las demandas de los movimientos sociales. En estas demandas, los discursos que prevalecen giran en torno a la escasez, la contaminación, la vulnerabilidad de los glaciares y el agua como elemento central del territorio.

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