About Author

María José Sada

María José Sada is a staff writer for the Harvard International Review, contributing primarily to the Global Notebook and World in Review sections of the magazine.

Chinese stock market crash. “faiblesse mondial” by Hmitchou. CC BY­SA 2.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(2) Winter 2016, Asia, Central America, East Asia, Economics, Global Notebook, South America

Ripple Effects of China’s Slowdown on Latin America

All eyes have been on China over the past few months as economic growth trends have slowly slipped, triggering widespread concern among investors worldwide....
Automobile assembly line in manufacturing plant. "Geely assembly line" by Siyuwj CC BYSA
2.0, accessed
via Wikimedia Commons.
37(1) Fall 2015, Americas, Central America, Economics, Education, North America, Science & Technology, World in Review

Foot on the Gas: Behind the Mexican Auto Boom

For nearly ten years now, Mexico has been depicted as a place of anarchy in international media outlets. Headlines highlight insecurity stemming from drug...
"Costa Rica Playa Tamarindo and Rivermouth 2007 Aerial Photograph" By Tamarindowiki, CC BY­SA 2.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
36(4) Summer 2015, Americas, Analysis, Central America, Economics, Education, Environment, Global Notebook, Politics

The Curious Case of Costa Rica: Can an Outlier Sustain its Success?

                        In many respects, Costa Rica has been Latin America’s success story in...