Institute for International Economic Policy

Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World

Dr. Duncan Green is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB, honorary Professor of International Development at Cardiff University and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies. He will be presenting his book From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World

Location: The Elliott School
1957 E St NW, Washington DC
Thursday May 9, 2013
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Dr. Duncan Green is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB, honorary Professor of International Development at Cardiff University and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies. He is author of From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World,/ (Oxfam International, June 2008, second edition October 2012). His daily development blog can be found on http://www.oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/.

He was previously Oxfam's Head of Research, a Visiting Fellow at Notre Dame University, a Senior Policy Adviser on Trade and Development at the Department for International Development (DFID), a Policy Analyst on trade and globalization at CAFOD, the Catholic aid agency for England and Wales and Head of Research and Engagement at the Just Pensions project on socially responsible investment.

He is the author of several books on Latin America including Silent Revolution: The Rise and Crisis of Market Economics in Latin America (2003, 2nd edition), Faces of Latin America (2012, 4th edition) and Hidden Lives: Voices of Children in Latin America and the Caribbean (1998).

He can be contacted on dgreen@oxfam.org.uk.

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April 21 Tuesday
Trade & Development Workshop: 'Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: When the States and the Kingdom became United'
» Claudia Steinwender (Princeton, HBS)
» 12:30 - 2:00pm
» Location: John W. Kendrick Seminar Room, Room 321 at 2115 G Street

April 23 Thursday
Digital Payments/Currencies: Global Threat or Opportunity?
» 9:00am - 12:00pm
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Inaugural Conference on India’s Economy
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