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2013 Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development and Globalization

January 7, 2013 - January 18, 2013
Azim Premji University   Bangalore, India

The 2013 Advanced Graduate Workshop took place from January 7-18, 2013 at Azim Premji University in Bangalore, India. Thank you to everyone who participated in the workshop for making it a success! We would like to extend a special thank you to our co-sponsors, Azim Premji University and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).

We have received positive feedback from both students and lecturers, and are processing student evaluation data to help us make next year's event even better. Here is a recap of this year's event, including a list of lecturers and students. The lecturers from the 2013 AGW have been kind enough to allow us to post their presentations on our site, so please be on the lookout for those in the near future!


2013 AGW Speaker List:

Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University - Rethinking Development and Learning for a New Economy

Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University - The Informality Lens

Amman Madan, Azim Premji Foundation - Education and Development: Social structure and conflict in India

Sanjay Reddy, The New School for Social Research - Democracy, Technocracy, and Development Economics

Robert Wade, London School of Economics - Protecting Power: How Western nations retain the lead in global development organizations, despite 'the rise of the East and South'

Marissa King, Yale University - Networks and the Diffusion of Pro-Social Innovations

Prabhat Patnaik, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jesse Anttila-Huges, University of San Francisco - Destruction, Disinvestment, and Death: Economic and Human Losses Following Environmental Disaster

Antara Haldar, Columbia University - Revisiting Institutional Theory: Evidence from Land-Tilting and Microfinance Programmes

Rajiv Sethi, Columbia University - The Economics of Group Inequality

José Antonio Ocampo, Columbia University - Reforming The International Monetary Non-System

Rohini Somanathan, Delhi School of Economics at the University of Delhi - Repayment and Exclusion in Microfinance

Léonce Ndikumana, University of Massachusetts - Financing Inclusive Development in Africa

Vamsi Vakulabharanam, University of Hyderabad - Recasting Economic Development and Ineqeuality: Analyzing the Asian Experience

Gabriella Carolini, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Reforming and Exporting Public Responsibility: Brazilian Innovations and South-South Cooperation

Martin Rama, The World Bank - World Development Report 2013

Perry Mehrling, Institute for New Economic Thinking - Financial Globalization and Instability

Deepak Nayyar, Jawaharlal Nehru University - Macroeconomics and Human Development

Akbar Noman, Columbia University - Growth, Governance, Institutions, Development Strategies and so forth

Timea Pal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2013 AGW Class:

Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai - Development Policy and Management (Development Economics), University of Manchester

Prabhat Barnwal - Sustainable Development, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Bidisha Barooah - Development Economics, Econometrics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

Zeynep Basak - Economics, Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)

Francesco D'Amuri - Economics, University of Sussex (UK)

Florence Dafe - Governance Team and Globalisation Team, University of Sussex (UK)

Amir Jina - Sustainable Development, Columbia University

Wouter Schmidt Jongbloed - J.S.D., Columbia Law School, Columbia University

Robin Kemkes - Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jonathan Kreamer - Economics, University of Maryland

Avanti Mukherjee - Economics, Amherst College

Katharina Muehlhoff - Economic History, University of Mannheim

Christine Ngo - Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (UK)

Michael Olabisi - Business Economics, University of Michigan

Kate Owens - Urban Planning, University of Michigan

Yu Qin - Applied Economics, Cornell University

Ariel Schwartz - Applied Social Research/Portfolio in Applied Statistical Modeling, School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin

Ana Solorzano - Development Studies, Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex (UK)

Kristina Spantig - Economics, Institute for Economic Policy, Leipzig University

Lara Tobin - Economics, Paris School of Economics

Peter van der Windt - Political Science, Columbia University