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CADAL starts its circle of events 2017

With the organization of the Foro Latinoamericano Punta del Este, the Center for the Opening and the Development of Latin America (CADAL) started its cycle of events 2017 with the presentation of Ignacio Munyo about the economic perspectives of Uruguay. It’s is already a habit, that the activity in the Uruguayan beach was organized at hotel boutique AWA, sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation with the support of the daily El País.

Since 2010 the Foro Latinoamericano Punta del Este takes place in the hotel boutique AWA.

Perspectivas económicas del Uruguay

This year the guest speaker was Ignacio Munyo, who analysed the economic perspectives of Uruguay: what is at stake for the short and long terms of the country.

Perspectivas económicas del Uruguay

Ignacio Munyo is professor of Economics and director of the Centro de Economía, Sociedad y Empresa at IEEM Business School at the University of Montevideo. He is also member of the National Academic of Economy and member of the National System of Researchers. He is consultant of Business and international organizations and columnist of the daily El País. He is Doctor of Economics from Universidad de San Andrés and Master of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he also did his doctor studies. He graduated in Economics at Universidad de la República. Ignacio Munyo won the national prize of Economy Rául Trajtenberg 2014 – the prize is considered as the most important one in the area of Economy in Uruguay. Every two years this prize is handed over by the Department of Economics and its faculty of social sciences from Universidad de la República with the objective to promote the development of a high level of knowledge of Economics in the country. Furthermore Ignacio Munyo won the prize of the National Academy of Economics in 2007. He has published various articles in newspapers and in international scientific magazines.

Perspectivas económicas del Uruguay

After welcoming words the chairman of CADAL Gabriel Salvia, Kristin Wesemann, representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Uruguay was in charge of the opening of the Foro Latinoamericano Punta del Este.

Perspectivas económicas del Uruguay

Before the forum, Ignacio Munyo gave an interview for the show 11 Punta Es, hosted by the journalists Leonardo Sarro y María Inés Machiñena. The interview was live from Parador 5 at Mansa beach.


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