Inequality: A Dialogue for the Americas Inequality in the Americas

Ricardo Lagos and Robert Reich

Part of the Inequality: A Dialogue for the Americas Series

September 11, 2012

Ricardo Lagos and Robert Reich, "Inequality in the Americas"


Ricardo Lagos was president of Chile from 2000-2006. Since that time he has served as UN Special Envoy for Climate Change and as president of the Fundación Democracia y Desarrollo. In 2006 Chancellor Birgeneau awarded him Berkeley’s highest honor, the Berkeley Medal.

Robert Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Previously, he served as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. He is a founding editor of The American Prospect and chair of Common Cause. 

Moderated by Harley Shaiken, Professor and Chair, Center for Latin American Studies


Co-sponsored with the Berkeley Law School.

More Information

Article in The New York Times referencing the work of Robert Reich.

Read "A Challenge for Prosperity," an article by Mathias Poertner for the Fall 2012 Berkeley Review

Robert Reich Highlight

Highlight from "Inequality in the Americas" - Robert Reich

Ricardo Lagos Highlight

Highlight from "Inequality in the Americas" - Ricardo Lagos