Good morning conference participants! Due to the weather difficulties in DC and New York, we will have a slight change to the agenda this morning. After President Price’s welcome remarks, we will begin with the plenary on Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Kaushik Basu will give his keynote address virtually at 11:00AM. The rest of the conference Read more about Agenda changes for this morning![…]
We can’t wait to welcome you all in just two weeks. We’re excited to share that the full conference agenda is now available. Click the link below to download the agenda as a PDF: Duke Conference on International Development 2018- UPDATED 11.13.18
Duke’s longtime partner RTI International is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. RTI was founded 1958 with $500,000 in funding by local businesses and the three North Carolina universities in the Research Triangle region: Duke University, UNC Chapel Hill, and NC State. Today, the nonprofit employs more than 5,000 people spread across offices on four continents, Read more about Celebrate RTI International’s 60th at the Conference[…]
Dr. Homi Kharas, Interim Vice President and Director of the Global Economy and Development program of the Brookings Institution will offer a welcome keynote session on Thursday November 14th, to kick off the conference. At Brookings, he studies policies and trends influencing developing countries, including aid to poor countries, the emergence of the middle class, Read more about Dr. Homi Kharas Confirmed as Welcome Keynote Speaker[…]
Dr. Kaushik Basu will be the conference keynote speaker on Friday November 16th. Basu was Chief Economist of the World Bank from 2012 to 2016 and is currently the C. Marks Professor of International Studies and Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He began a three-year term as President of the International Economic Association in Read more about Dr. Kaushik Basu Confirmed as Friday Keynote Speaker[…]
All Duke students (undergrad, grad, and PhD) are invited to send in proposals for the lunchtime poster session. See the poster session page for details!