2011 Annual Conference: New Directions in Development

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DRI held its Annual Conference 2011: New Directions in Development at the Cooper Union on March 4. Speakers included DRI co-directors Bill Easterly and Yaw Nyarko, Yale’s Chris Blattman, NYU Economics’ Raquel Fernandez and NYU Law’s Kevin Davis. Photos,  slideshow presentations, and videos of the talks can be viewed below. Click here for the program and speaker bios.

Bill Easterly – From Skepticism to Development (54:25)

Yaw Nyarko – Information Technology and Development (21:39)

Chris Blattman – Does Poverty Lead to Violence? (39:57)

Raquel Fernandez – Culture Matters (39:33)

Kevin Davis – Law and Development (51:34)

Download Yaw Nyarko’s Powerpoint slides here.
Download Chris Blattman’s Powerpoint slides here.
Download Raquel Fernandez’s Powerpoint slides here.
Download Raquel Fernandez’s working paper, “Does Culture Matter?,” here.
Download Kevin Davis’s Powerpoint slides here.