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Indonesia's Narrowing Paths to Prosperity: Deep Reforms to Eliminate Poverty and Achieve High Income Status by 2045

When: Monday, April 25, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Public

Contact: Elizabeth Morrissey  

Group: Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


EDGS Speaker Series

Dr. Gustav Papanek, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Boston University

Dr. Gustav F. Papanek is President of the Boston Institute for Developing Economies (BIDE) and Professor Emeritus of Economics at Boston University. In seven decades of work on the economies of development, he has directed 15 major policy advisory and research teams, most focusing on aspects of development strategy. He has written or edited nine books, 50-plus articles, and 52 other publications.

For the last five decades, he has been considered one of the outstanding development economists, as exemplified by his leadership of the Harvard University Development Advisory Service (then the HIID); BIDE; and several AID, World Bank, ADB and Harvard University advisory and research teams. He has provided economic advice to prime ministers, presidents, ministers, central bank governors and senior officials in: Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Micronesia, Malaysia, Egypt, Korea, Nepal, Iran, Ghana, Greece, Colombia, Liberia, Guinea, Ethiopia, Venezuela, and Argentina.

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