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Chicago Boys

The Chicago Boys (c. 1970s) were a group of economists, trained at the University of Chicago, who were later influential in Chile, under the administration of Augusto Pinochet. The group was influenced by Arnold Harshberger's Latin American Finance Workshop, Milton Friedman's Money and Banking Workshop, and the Chicago school of economics. Journalist Greg Palast claims to have infiltrated this group during the early 1970s, while working undercover for electric and steel unions.

See also: Miracle of Chile