The Bertelsmann Stiftung Transformation Index (BTI) analyzes whether and how developing countries are directing social change toward democracy and a market economy. Experts from 129 countries, who are guided by a list of standardized codes, evaluate to what degree 17 different criteria are met.
The event began with a presentation by Hauke Hartmann on the methodology behind the 2018 Transformation Index and the global trends that were identified.
Next, political scientist Daniel Chasquetti presented an analysis of Uruguay’s performance in the 2018 Transformation Index.
The event closed with a presentation by Alfonso Capurro, who spoke about the challenges Uruguay faces as it pursues economic transformation.