Building policy analysis capacity in Brazil will be discussed Tuesday, April 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.
The speaker is Leonardo Secchi, a professor of public policy and administration at Brazil's Santa Catarina State University. This academic year he is a postdoctoral honorary fellow in policy analysis at the La Follette School.
Secchi will talk about the development of policy analysis as a professional activity and as a field of knowledge in Brazil, presenting its limitations and potentialities, and discussing alternatives to build policy analysis capacity and improve public decision-making in Brazil. He has a Ph.D. in political studies from the University of Milan – Italy.
Upcoming seminars include Tuesday, April 21, with Lonnie Berger, director of the Institute for Research on Poverty, from noon-1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room. On Tuesday, May 5, Professor Jon Pevehouse from the Department of Political Science will speak from noon to 1 p.m. in the conference room.