T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs

International Professor of Applied Economics and Management

Professor of Economics

Cornell University

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Conferences I have been involved with as organizer:

Columbia-Cornell Workshop to Comment on Zero'th Draft of the World Bank's World Development Report 2015, Mind and Culture, New York City, March 26, 2014.

Second Northeastern Conference on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics, Ithaca, NY, May 10-11, 2013.

Columbia/Cornell: Labor and Development; An Assessment of the World Bank's World Development Report, 2013, New York City, October 25-26, 2012.

First Northeastern Conference On Energy Policy and Environmental Economics, Ithaca, NY, May 4-5, 2012

The New Geography of Global Poverty, York, UK, 19-22 September, 2011

IDRC-Cornell Workshop on Labor Standards Enforcement, Ithaca, NY, 10-11 September, 2011

Poverty and Behavioral Economics; UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, September 1-2, 2011

The Role of Carbon Offsets in Climate Policy; Cornell University, May 13-15, 2011

The Role of Membership Based Organisations of the Poor in Promoting Inclusive Growth; Planning Commission, New Delhi, March 15, 2011.

Cornell/Michigan: Enforcement, Evasion and Informality; Ann Arbor, June 4-6, 2010.

Cornell University/London School of Economics: Inequality--New Directions; Ithaca, NY, September 11-13, 2009.

International Institute of Public Finance, Cornell University and University of Pretoria: 65th IIPF Congress, Cape Town, August 13-16, 2009.

Cornell University/University of Edinburgh: Relativity, Inequality and Public Policy; Edinburgh, Scotland, June 5-7, 2009.

Latin American Development in An Urban World, Buenos Aires, May 22-24, 2009

Cornell University/Institute for Human Development: Development Freedom and Welfare--A Conference in Honor of Amartya Sen, New Delhi, December 19-20, 2008.

Asian Development in an Urbanizing World, Kolkata December 15-17, 2008.

Central European University/Cornell University/University of Michigan: Rethinking Ethnicity and Ethnic Strife: Multidisciplinary Perspectives; Budapest, September 25-27, 2008.

African Development in an Urban World, Cape Town, June 26-28, 2008.

Cornell Conference on Medieval Poverty, Ithaca, March 28-30, 2008.

ISSER/Economy of Ghana Network/Cornell University: Young Ghanaian Economists Outreach Workshop; Cape Coast, January 10-11, 2008.

Beyond the Tipping Point: Development in an Urbanizing World; LSE, October 18-20, 2007.

Cornell Conference on International Development; Ithaca, September 15-16, 2007.

Cornell/Johns Hopkins/UCLA; Infectious Diseases in Poor Countries and the Social Sciences; Ithaca, New York, September 8-9, 2007.

Bank of England/Cornell Workshop on New Developments in Monetary Policy in Emerging Economies; London, July 17-18, 2007.

Cornell/Toronto/Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences; Q-Squared in Policy: A Conference on the Use of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Decision Making; Hanoi, July 7-8, 2007.

Cornell/Oxford; New Directions in Development Assistance; Oxford, June 11-12, 2007.

Cornell/CESS; Andhra Pradesh Experience with Membership Based Organizations of the Poor; Hyderabad, June 5-7, 2007.

AERC/Cornell; Bottom-Up Interventions and EConomic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nairobi, May 29-June 1, 2007.

Cornell/Michigan; Labor Markets in Developing and Transition Economies, Ann Arbor, May 25-27, 2007.

Cornell/ISSER/UDS Conference on Economic Development and Northern Ghana, Tamale and Bolgatanga, Ghana, September 10-14, 2006.

Cambridge/Cornell Conference in Honor of Professor Sir James Mirrlees, Cambridge, July 28-29, 2006.

Cornell/LSE Conference on Freedom in Development, London, May 25-26, 2006.

Private Provision of Public Goods, Cornell University, May 6-7, 2006.

Cornell/ISSER/World Bank Conference on Shared Growth in Africa, in Accra, Ghana, July 21-22, 2005.

ISEC/Cornell Conference on Development in Karnataka: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, Bangalore, India, June 10-12, 2005.

IFPRI/Cornell Conference on Threshold Effects and Non-Linearities in Growth and Development, Washington, D.C., May 11-12, 2005.

Cornell/SEWA/WIEGO Conference on Membership Based Organizations of the Poor: Theory, Experience and Policy, Ahmedabad, India, January 17-21, 2005.

DPRU/TIPS/Cornell Conference on African Development and Poverty Reduction: The Macro-Micro Linkage, Cape Town, October 13-15, 2004.

Cornell/IFPRI/WIDER Conference on Growing Inequality in China: Causes, Consequences and Responses, Cornell University, September 25-26, 2004.

ISSER/Cornell Conference on Ghana's Economy at the Half Century, Accra, July 18-20, 2004.

Cornell/LSE/MIT Conference on Behavioral Economics, Public Economics and Development Economics, May 28-29, 2004.

Cornell/Toronto: Q-Squared in Practice: A Conference on Experiences of Combining Qualitative and Quantiative Methods in Poverty Appraisal, University of Toronto, May 15-16, 2004.

Conference in Honor of Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University, October 24-25, 2003.

Conference in Honor of Erik Thorbecke, Cornell University, October 10-11, 2003.