Lee Professor of World Affairs
International Professor of Applied Economics and Management
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Conferences I have been involved with as organizer:
Columbia-Cornell Workshop to Comment on Zero'th Draft of the World Bank's World Development Report 2015, Mind and Culture, New York City, March 26, 2014.
Second Northeastern Conference on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics, Ithaca, NY, May 10-11, 2013.
Columbia/Cornell: Labor and Development; An Assessment of the World Bank's World Development Report, 2013, New York City, October 25-26, 2012.
First Northeastern Conference On Energy Policy and Environmental Economics, Ithaca, NY, May 4-5, 2012
The New Geography of Global Poverty, York, UK, 19-22 September, 2011
IDRC-Cornell Workshop on Labor Standards Enforcement, Ithaca, NY, 10-11 September, 2011
Poverty and Behavioral Economics; UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, September 1-2, 2011
The Role of Carbon Offsets in Climate Policy; Cornell University, May 13-15, 2011
The Role of Membership Based Organisations of the Poor in Promoting Inclusive Growth; Planning Commission, New Delhi, March 15, 2011.
Enforcement, Evasion and Informality; Ann Arbor, June 4-6, 2010.
Cornell University/London School of Economics: Inequality--New Directions; Ithaca, NY, September 11-13, 2009.
International Institute of Public Finance, Cornell University and University of Pretoria: 65th IIPF Congress, Cape Town, August 13-16, 2009.
University/University of Edinburgh: Relativity, Inequality and Public
Policy; Edinburgh, Scotland, June 5-7, 2009.
Latin American Development in An Urban World, Buenos Aires, May 22-24, 2009
Cornell University/Institute for Human Development: Development Freedom and Welfare--A Conference in Honor of Amartya Sen, New Delhi, December 19-20, 2008.
Asian Development in an Urbanizing World, Kolkata December 15-17, 2008.
European University/Cornell University/University of Michigan: Rethinking
Ethnicity and Ethnic Strife: Multidisciplinary Perspectives; Budapest,
September 25-27, 2008.
Development in an Urban World, Cape Town, June 26-28, 2008.
Conference on Medieval Poverty, Ithaca, March 28-30, 2008.
of Ghana Network/Cornell University: Young Ghanaian Economists Outreach
Workshop; Cape Coast, January 10-11, 2008.
the Tipping Point: Development in an Urbanizing World; LSE, October 18-20,
Conference on International Development; Ithaca, September 15-16, 2007.
Hopkins/UCLA; Infectious Diseases in Poor Countries and the Social Sciences;
Ithaca, New York, September 8-9, 2007.
of England/Cornell Workshop on New Developments in Monetary Policy in
Emerging Economies; London, July 17-18, 2007.
Academy of Social Sciences; Q-Squared in Policy: A Conference on the Use
of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Decision Making; Hanoi, July
New Directions in Development Assistance; Oxford, June 11-12, 2007.
Andhra Pradesh Experience with Membership Based Organizations of the Poor;
Hyderabad, June 5-7, 2007.
Bottom-Up Interventions and EConomic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nairobi,
May 29-June 1, 2007.
Labor Markets in Developing and Transition Economies, Ann Arbor, May 25-27,
Conference on Economic Development and Northern Ghana, Tamale and Bolgatanga,
Ghana, September 10-14, 2006.
Conference in Honor of Professor Sir James Mirrlees, Cambridge, July 28-29,
Conference on Freedom in Development, London, May 25-26, 2006.
Provision of Public Goods, Cornell University, May 6-7, 2006.
Bank Conference on Shared Growth in Africa, in Accra, Ghana, July 21-22,
Conference on Development in Karnataka: A Multidisciplinary Perspective,
Bangalore, India, June 10-12, 2005.
Conference on Threshold Effects and Non-Linearities in Growth and Development,
Washington, D.C., May 11-12, 2005.
Conference on Membership Based Organizations of the Poor: Theory, Experience
and Policy, Ahmedabad, India, January 17-21, 2005.
Conference on African Development and Poverty Reduction: The Macro-Micro
Linkage, Cape Town, October 13-15, 2004.
Conference on Growing Inequality in China: Causes, Consequences and Responses,
Cornell University, September 25-26, 2004.
Conference on Ghana's Economy at the Half Century, Accra, July 18-20,
Conference on Behavioral Economics, Public Economics and Development Economics,
May 28-29, 2004.
Q-Squared in Practice: A Conference on Experiences of Combining Qualitative
and Quantiative Methods in Poverty Appraisal, University of Toronto, May
in Honor of Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University, October 24-25, 2003.
in Honor of Erik Thorbecke, Cornell University, October 10-11, 2003.