The new “Chicago Boys”

The number of Chileans who studied Ph.d. economics at the University of Chicago in the 1990s: 4

The number of Chileans studying there since 2001: 10

According to this interesting article, studying at Chicago no longer bears the stigma of association with the Pinochet regime.  Nor do those who study at Chicago aspire to be hard-core market reformers.  This is a sign of how "normal" Chile has become, and also a sign of how "normal" the University of Chicago has become, but most of all the former.


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