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The A.B. Freeman School of Business’s Center for Latin American Business Studies serves as a resource for education and research on the economic and corporate environment in Latin America.

Latin American Research Consortium: The Consortium compiles security price data and supports research on Latin American financial markets, as well as on topics of organizational behavior.

Latin American Doctoral Consortium: This Consortium will offer PhD curricula in law and business with the assistance of a consortium of top Latin American professional schools using New Orleans as the hombebase with satellite facilities located in Central America and South America.

Burkenroad Reports for Latin America: The Burkenroad Reports are financial reports on small, medium and less traded companies. This project has started in Louisiana and will be expanded to selected Latin American countries. The project promises to enhance skills and human capital related to financial market research and efficient market operation as well as providing valuable information on local companies to facilitate capital flows in the region.

Tulane has been ranked by the Ford Foundation as the major international studies research institution in the South and one of the top fifteen nationally. Nearly every department of the University has a meaningful research and cooperation program. The Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane is ranked among the top 2 in this model.

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Latin American Graduate Oraganization (LAGO) 2018 Conference: Call for Proposals

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The Latin American Graduate Organization will be hosting its 2018 Latin American Studies Conference titled Thinking of the Future: Expanding the possible in the Americas (Pensando en el porvenir: Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas) February 23 – 25, 2018, at Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This year, the conference topic is meant to challenge academics and activists to move beyond critiques and recommendations of how to address modern days issues, and instead articulate a vision of and for the future.

The LAGO Conference welcomes all disciplines and all approaches, as long as the project attempts to grapple with the idea of building something better. This is a Latin American Studies Conference, but creative writers, journalists, artists, performers, organizers, lawyers and healthcare providers as well as graduate students and other academics are welcome. Proposals are accepted in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and English.

Deadlines: Abstracts of papers and projects are due November 25, 2017. Abstracts of papers or project descriptions must not exceed 300 words.

Please contact lago.tulane@gmail.com with questions. For more information, visit the official conference website.