NYU’s Development Research Institute will host “Beyond the Nation State,” a conference that will consider how traders, migrants, and ethnic networks are driving economic growth in the developing world, on Fri., Nov. 13.

New York University’s Development Research Institute will host “Beyond the Nation State,” a conference that will consider how traders, migrants, and ethnic networks are driving economic growth in the developing world, on Fri., Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor (60 Washington Square South [at LaGuardia Pl.]).

Sessions will consider the economic impact of migration restrictions, cross-border technologies, and the role of education in long-term social mobility, among other topics.

Conference speakers will include: Harvard University’s Michael Clemens and Laura Alfaro; Brown University’s Stelios Michalopoulos; the University of Virginia’s Ariell Reshef;
Cass Business School’s Thorsten Beck; Columbia Business School’s Charles Calomiris; the University of Toronto’s Hui Kian Kwee; the University of Pennsylvania’s Cheikh Anta Babou;
Princeton University’s Leonard Wantchekon; and NYU’s William Easterly, Yaw Nyarko, and Diego Daruich.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.992.7491 or email dri@nyu.edu. Reporters wishing to attend must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at james.devitt@nyu.edu or 212.998.6808. Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th St.). ‬‬

EDITOR’S NOTE
The Development Research Institute (DRI) is devoted to rigorous, scholarly research on the economic development and growth of poor countries. An independent and non-partisan organization, DRI seeks to expand the number and diversity of serious commentators on the state of foreign aid and development. For more, go to http://nyudri.org/.

 

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