Former president of Ecuador discusses developing economies in era of globalization

After a coup ended Jamil Mahuad's government, ex-president turned to academic career | March 23, 2006

Jamil Mahuad, president of Ecuador from August 1998 to January 2000, spoke on Monday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Duff Banquet Center. His topic was “Developing Economics in an Era of Globalization.”

Mahuad spent almost 20 years in politics. His experiences, including the coup that ended his government, led to an academic career focusing on the challenges of governing struggling democracies in the age of globalization.

Mahuad has held fellowships at Harvard University’s Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government, the Institute of Politics and Harvard Law School. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard and a law degree from the Catholic University of Ecuador.