Georgetown University home page Search: Full text search Site Index: Find a web site by name or keyword Site Map: Overview of main pages Directory: Find a person; contact us About this site: Copyright, disclaimer, policies, terms of use Georgetown University home page Home page for prospective students Home page for current students Home page for alumni and alumnae Home page for family and friends Home page for faculty and staff
Navigation bar Navigation bar
Navigation bar
News, Calendars, and Events » Master Calendar » SFS-Qatar – Master Calendar
Economics Seminar Series
Economics Seminar Series
Dec 9 2012 3pm-4:15pm
Access
This event has been marked as open to the public.
Description
Title: Managerial Capital in Developing Countries

Speaker: Dean Karlan, Yale University, USA

About the speaker: Dean Karlan is a Professor of Economics at Yale University, an Affiliate of The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). His research focuses on microeconomic issues of public policies and poverty. He studies the effectiveness of particular policies to fight poverty or the relevance of economic theories of individual decision-making. Much of his work uses behavioral economics insights and approaches to examine economic and policy issues relevant in developing countries as well as in domestic charitable fundraising and political participation.



About the Economics Seminar Series:
The Economics Seminar at Georgetown University –Qatar provides a forum for a 75-minute, in-depth academic discussion on research in any field of economics. It is open to anyone interested in attending. For more information, please contact Ganesh Seshan at gks7@georgetown.edu or 974 55816-140.
Contact
Emer Cogan erc58@georgetown.edu
Sponsor
Faculty Affairs
Navigation bar Navigation bar
Georgetown University Search: Full text search Site Index: Find a web site by name or keyword Site Map: Overview of main pages Directory: Find a person; contact us About this site: Copyright, disclaimer, policies, terms of use