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April 13th, 2012

Will land reform sow peace in Latin America?

CDDRL Op-ed

On the eve of the Sixth Summit of the Americas in Colombia, CDDRL Post-Doctoral Scholar Michael Albertus co-authored a piece on the Foreign Policy website suggesting that land reform could help end decades of conflict in Latin America. Both authors suggest that Colombia's Victims Law can serve as a model for good governance across the region, holding the potential to uproot drug problems and improve security for the lives of everyday citizens. Read more »



April 6th, 2012

Why I Do Not Like Providing Health Insurance to My Employees

CHP/PCOR Op-ed: Washington Monthly on April 6, 2012

Harold Pollack notes a number of advantages of employer-based health insurance, including the potential for large employers to serve as more reliable (and potentially wiser) purchasing agents than are individuals at sea in the health insurance market. But my experience as an employer makes me intensely dislike this feature of the U.S. health insurance system nonetheless.




April 4th, 2012

Restoring Democracy and Peace in Mali

CDDRL Op-ed

CDDRL Post-doctoral Scholar Landry Signé comments on the recent military coup in Mali and what it means for the future of one of West Africa's most stable democracies. Read more »



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