In association with Science Oxford
From 12 to 22 October 2018

Development: A Very Short Introduction

Venue: Waterstones Bookshop, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AF

Meet the authors of the ‘Very Short Introduction’ series of books.

How do nations escape poverty and achieve economic and social progress? Ian Goldin, a former vice-president of the World Bank, explains what development means in its broadest sense – encompassing education, health, and gender equality as well as economic growth. He discusses the shift from state-led strategies, to ones driven by market forces.

Suitable for age 14+

Professor Ian Goldin was the founding Director of the Oxford Martin School from September 2006 to September 2016. He is currently Oxford University Professor of Globalisation and Development, Senior Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change and a Professorial Fellow at the University’s Balliol College.

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18th October 2018
Event Type
Talk
Topic
Environment, Geography, Health, Society

Start Time: 12:15
End Time: 13:00

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