US - Peru FTA: Impact and Perspectives
The Center for Latin American Issues and the GW Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program
jointly hosted a panel discussion on this agreement on October 30, 2008. The panelists are listed below, to view their presentations click the links where applicable.
Henzler is a consultant for the U.S.-Peru FTA at Peruís Embassy
in the United States and is the Economic Assistant to the Ambassador.
he is as professor at both Georgetown University and the Universidad del
Pacífico. While earning his degree in economics at the Universidad
del Pacífico, he was a consultant to Peruís Vice Minister of Trade
and co-led studies of FTAs with the United States, Singapore, and Thailand.
Mateo Paz-Soldan is a partner at DTB Associates, a firm specializing
in trade and agriculture policy. He negotiates, promotes, and implements
legislation on international trade as well as immigration policy, Native
American issues, and fisheries management. His clients range from foreign
embassies and businesses to local municipalities and associations. Mr. Paz-Soldan
earned his J.D. from The George Washington University in 1993.
- Josť Raul
Perales is Senior Program Associate for the Latin
America Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center. He has served as trade
advisor to the government of Puerto Rico; visiting researcher at
institutions in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, and France; and has taught
State University and the University of Michigan. Mr. Perales will
begin teaching at the Elliott School of International Affairs in
McClintock (Moderator) is Professor
of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington
University, where she has been teaching since 1975. Cynthia earned
her B.A. from Harvard University in 1967 and her Ph.D. from M.I.T.
in 1976. For the 2006-07 academic year, she has received a fellowship
from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for her project, "The
Majority Runoff Presidential-Election Rule in Latin America."
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