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The Contributions of Social Sciences to Sustainability Policy and Institutional Change

October 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ravi Kanbur
T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University

Prof. Kanbur served as one of the chairs of the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP). IPSP is uniting the world’s leading researchers from social sciences and the humanities in a single effort: Developing research-based, multi-disciplinary, non-partisan, action- driven solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time. His lecture will report on the findings.

Bio: Prof. Ravi Kanbur is the T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs at Cornell University’s College of Business. He is well known for his role in policy analysis and engagement in international development. He has served on the senior staff of the World Bank including as Chief Economist for Africa. He is also ranked in the top 0.5% of academic economists in the world.

Sponsored by:
Solutions Lab for a Sustainable and Equitable Future

Co-sponsored by:
Environmental Student Assembly, Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, and Wrigley Institute


October 30, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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