Friday, March 8, 2019
Atif Mian, Asim Khawaja, Maroof Syed, and Saad Gulzar | On "Evidence-based Economic Policy" in Pakistan
Lecture | March 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Atif Mian, Professor, Economics, Public Policy and Finance (Princeton University) and Co-Founder & Board Member, Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP); Asim I. Khwaja, Professor, International Finance and Development (Harvard University) and Co-Founder & Board Member, Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP); Maroof A. Syed, President & CEO, Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP) and Director of Pakistan Strategy & Development, Evidence for Policy Design (EPOD-Harvard); Saad Gulzar, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
Munis Faruqui, Chair, Institute for South Asia Studies, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies
Institute for South Asia Studies, The Berkeley Pakistan Initiative, The Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), Center on the Politics of Development, Master of Development Practice, Clausen Center for International Business & Policy, Center for Effective Global Action, Department of Economics
A presentation on evidence based economic policy in Pakistan, a new initiative led by Princeton economist, Prof. Atif Mian, Harvard economist, Prof. Asim Khawaja, Mr. Maroof Syed, CEO of Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), and Saad Gulzar, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.
Lecture | March 8 | 12-1 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Logan Multimedia Center (Room 142)
Jenni Monet is an award-winning journalist who writes about Indigenous rights and injustice for such publications as The LA Times, The Guardian, the Center for Investigative Reporting and others. Jenni received top honors for her coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline battle in which she chronicled the movement for six consecutive months, resulting in her arrest and ultimately her acquittal.... More >
Lecture | March 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall
Dr. Maureen Njoki Kinyua, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis
Lecture | March 8 | 12-1 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Julia Nee, PhD Candidate, Linguistics
Over the past two years, Julia Nee has been working on language revitalization initiatives with speakers and learners of Teotitlán del Valle Zapotec (TdVZ), an indigenous language spoken by approximately 3,500 people in Oaxaca, Mexico. One of her projects focuses on the development and implementation of several two-week intensive language camps for children ages 5-12.