MFAN Principal, former USAID Administrator, and current dean of the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs J. Brian Atwood hosted renowned Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto as part of the University of Minnesota’s “Great Conversations” series last week. You can listen to the conversation here. De Soto’s perspective on the global economic crisis and the importance of democratic governance to global prosperity are relevant messages for aid advocates everywhere. Though no major media covered the event, the Growth & Justice Blog — a local blog based in Minnesota — has a nice write-up of the event. Be sure to check it out!