The Decolonization of Development Economics: Early Voices from the Global South

Economic Growth Center Conference
Event time: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Virtual Event

The Decolonization of Development Economics: Early Voices from the Global South
The Decolonization of Development Economics: Early Voices from the Global South
Thursday, October 28, 4 PM – 5:30 PM EST
 
Both before and after independence, academics from the Global South informed the foundation of the field of Development Economics. How can their insights on the tangled relationship between poverty and inequality inform development research, policy, and practice in today’s divided world? This session opens a virtual symposium devoted to questions of race, ethnicity, gender, and economic justice in a variety of settings worldwide, hosted by EGC and Inclusion Economics Yale. 
 
 
This session opens a virtual symposium devoted to the general topic of race, ethnicity, gender, and economic justice in a variety of settings worldwide, hosted by EGC and Inclusion Economics Yale.  For more information please visit the Economic Justice Virtual Symposium website.  Other events as part of the symposium are:
 
The Public Sector and Resource Allocation
Friday, October 29, 2021
 
These studies consider the long-run impacts of racially and ethnically influenced government housing and educational policies, as well as the potential for gains to be achieved by shifting to more equitable practices.
 
There is both an AM session and a PM session. Please register for each using the following links:
 
AM Session: 10 AM – 12:30 PM EST
 
PM Session: 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM EST
 
Inequality and Income Support
Friday, November 5, 2021
 
These studies employ different approaches, including theory, policy evaluations, and analyses of historical data, to understand the redistributive implications of economic and political policies and influence the design of future reforms.
 
There is both an AM session and a PM session. Please register for each using the following links:
 
AM Session: 10 AM – 11:45 AM EST
 
PM Session: 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM EST
 
 
 
 
 

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