Project Details


The central idea of the project is to understand the alternative ways in which young democracies seek to deepen this regime. Traditionally, populism has been understood as a deviation from democracy. Nevertheless, and before the circumstances specific to each state, it is pertinent to investigate how much populism can serve as an instrument for the deepening of democracy. The Ecuadorian case is sufficiently revealing, because throughout its history populism has not only been a constant but has been key in the democratization processes in the twentieth century.
Effective start/end date7/15/117/15/19

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Installed Capacity (Academic Unit)


  • Bogotá D.C.


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