Center for Latin American Social Policy

The Center for Latin American Social Policy (CLASP) is dedicated to improving the well-being of the Latin American population and conducts objective, independent research on topics relevant to Latin Americans living and working at home and in the United States.

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CLASP in the News

  • "Nadie es Perfecto" Evaluation Meeting

    Chilean Minister of Social Development, Marcos Barraza, led a meeting on the impact evaluation of "Nadie es Perfecto" (Nobody’s Perfect), cornerstone program of the comprehensive early childhood protection system Chile Crece Contigo (ChCC).

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  • IDSS-CLASP Lecture Explores What's at Stake in Mexico’s 2018 Election

    Mexicans will elect a new president, as well as 128 Senators and 500 members of the Chamber of Deputies, on July 1, 2018. Enrique Andrade González, president of the National Commission for the Vote of Mexicans Resident Abroad at the National Electoral Institute, discussed the outlook and considerations for this pivotal event in Mexico.

  • Economic Impact of the Pacific Alliance in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

    At the CLASP/IDSS panel, Liliana Cino De Silva, Consul General Of Peru; Carlos M. Sada Solana, Consul General Of Mexico and Jorge Tagle Canelo, Consul General Of Chile, led a discussion with RAND researchers about the Economic Impact of the Pacific Alliance in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

  • 2015 CLASP Seminars

    CLASP researchers gave presentations on topics including the relationship between climate and child health, and the regional impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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