Monday, October 14, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Norris University Center, McCormick Auditorium, 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Cost: Open to the public Free
Group: Center for Global Engagement
Category: Global & Civic Engagement
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The Center for Global Engagement
"Routes Out of Poverty: What Are the Expressways?"
Norris University Center
Paul Collier is one of the world's leading experts on developing markets and financial opportunities within the poorest countries. Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Oxford University, Collier is currently Advisor to the Strategy and Policy Department of the International Monetary Fund, advisor to the Africa Region of the World Bank, where he previously served as Director of the Development Research Group, and advisor to the British Government on economic development policy. He regularly writes columns and commentary for such publications as the Independent, New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. His new book, Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our World, boldly confronts one of the greatest challenges of the century. His bestselling book, The Bottom Billion has been compared to Jeffrey Sachs's The End of Poverty in its scope and impact. He is also the author of Wars, Guns and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places and The Plundered Planet: Why We Must - and How We Can - Manage Nature for Global Prosperity.
Sponsored by the Center for Global Engagement Global Development Series. Co-sponsored by One Book One Northwestern, Kellogg Global Programs, the Program of African Studies, and the Center for Global Health.