Aid, Growth and Development: Have We Come Full Circle?
On 7 June 2011, the next seminar on aid, growth and development of the Risk and Uncertainty for Sustainable Development series will take place. Speaker will be Finn Tarp, Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). The lecture, jointly organized by UNU Bonn and the Center for Development Research (ZEF), will take place at ZEF (ground floor conference room) 3 – 4.30 p.m.
Please watch the video of the lecture here.
About UNU-WIDER and the topic of the lecture:
UNU-WIDER is a research and training centre of the
United Nations University (UNU), in Helsinki, Finland. UNU-WIDER
undertakes applied research and policy analysis on global development
and poverty issues.
For more information on the speaker’s topic, please have a look at:http://www.bepress.com/jgd/vol1/iss2/art5/
About the Risk and Uncertainty Seminar Series:
In this seminar series we will address opportunities, risks and
uncertainties for development. Uncertainty, i.e. the unknown unknowns,
is a particular challenge. Risk and uncertainty have become a focal
topic among development researchers, policy makers and practitioners as
worldwide, economy and ecology have been assailed by a series of global
crises: financial crisis, high and volatile food and oil price, and/or
climate change. These crises present threats to development and to the
achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The
understanding, mitigating and controlling of risk and uncertainty is far
from being understood. The seminar series will be a forum for agenda
setting and discussion on related themes with leading experts in this
field of research and policy.