Pedro Mendes Loureiro is a University Lecturer in Latin American Studies at the Centre of Latin American Studies and the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. His research encompasses different aspects of the political economy of Latin America, focusing on inequality, structural change and a critique of development strategies. In particular, his recent work has assessed the strategies of the ‘Pink Tide’ governments in regards to inequality and development.

October 26, 2022


Town & City

Reading Brazil’s first round election results

Earlier this month, Brazilians went to the polls in an election billed as the most momentous since democratization in 1985. Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro faced off against former two-term president Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva. Though Lula did win the…