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GPED Forum

Spring 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Garland Hall 101, 4:00-5:20 pm
Cláudio de Moura Castro
Chair, the Advisory Council of Pitágoras College and
Director, Faculdade da Saúde e Ecologia Humana
"Does the profit motive hurt the quality of higher education?"

Fall 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Garland Hall 101, 4:00-5:20 pm
Panicos Demetriades
Former Governor, Central Bank of Cyprus and
Member of the ECB Governing Council
"A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus"

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Furman Hall 114, 12:30-1:30 pm (lunch provided)
Hanchen Jiang
GPED alumnus and Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Johns Hopkins University
"Human Capital Formation in Early Childhood: Implications for Poverty, Inequality and Policy"

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Garland Hall 101, 4:00-5:20 pm
Dante Mossi
Senior Operations officer for Energy Global Practice for West and Central Africa Region, The World Bank
"Poverty and Paraguay: What works, and why"

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Garland Hall 101, 4:00-5:20 pm
Jeff Nugent
Professor of Economics and Business, University of Southern California
"Business Associations in Developing Countries: What Can They Do, How and When?"

Spring 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Calhoun Hall 109, 4:00-5:20 pm
Swarna Gunaratne
Alternate Executive Director, International Monetary Fund
"Global Economic Challenges and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries--with Special Reference to Sri Lanka"

Friday, March 31, 2017
Garland Hall 101, 12:00-1:30 pm
Lauren Davis
Assistant Policy Analyst and Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
"Is A Career In Public Policy Analysis A Good Fit For You?"

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Calhoun Hall 109, 4:00-5:20 pm
Sait Mboob
Foreign Service Officer, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
"Decision-Making through Growth Diagnostics and Cost-Benefit Analysis"