VIDEO: New Directions in Development

10 Mar
 These videos come from DRI’s annual conference at the Cooper Union on March 4, 2011. Speakers included DRI co-directors Bill Easterly and Yaw Nyarko, Yale’s Chris Blattman, NYU Economics’ Raquel Fernandez and NYU Law’s Kevin Davis.
Bill Easterly – From Skepticism to Development (54:25)
Yaw Nyarko – Information Technology and Development (21:39)
Download Yaw Nyarko’s Powerpoint slides here.
Chris Blattman – Does Poverty Lead to Violence? (39:57)
Download Chris Blattman’s Powerpoint slides here.
Raquel Fernandez – Culture Matters (39:33)
Download Raquel Fernandez’s Powerpoint slides here.
Download her working paper, “Does Culture Matter?,” here.
Kevin Davis – Law and Development (51:34)
Download Kevin Davis’s Powerpoint slides here.