Ignacio Silva Neira is a doctoral student in economic integration at the Basque Country University in Spain. He is the Executive Director of the think tank “Observatorio de Políticas Económicas” (OPES) in Chile.

December 15, 2023


Constitutional Odysseys

In the upcoming vote, a battle over Chile’s identity

On September 11, 1980—seven years after Augusto Pinochet seized power from democratically elected Salvador Allende in a brutal American-backed military coup—the dictatorship passed a constitution that laid the groundwork for one of the world’s earliest and most enduring neoliberal experiments.…