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Book Launch: Order without Design: How Markets Shape Cities, By Alain Bertaud

December 11, 2018 5:30pm

    Tuesday, December 11  5:30pm New York University 14A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003   Event Program: 5:30pm – Brief welcome from the Marron Institute 5:35pm – Introductory commentary by William Easterly 5:50pm – Fireside discussion between Alain Bertaud and Weiping Wu of Columbia GSAPP 6:35pm – Audience Q&A 6:50pm – Book signing RSVP […]

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Angus Deaton in Conversation with Amartya Sen, “Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present and Future”

November 17, 2018 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Event Program: 1:30pm – 2:00pm  Doors Open, Guest Arrival 2:00pm – 2:05pm  Welcome Remarks on Behalf of New York University      By: C. Cybele Raver, NYU Deputy Provost 2:05pm – 4:00pm  Angus Deaton in Conversation with Amartya Sen 4:00pm – 5:00pm  Networking Reception ©Goldman: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau Speakers:  Sir Angus Deaton is Senior Scholar and the Dwight D. […]

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NYU DRI 2018 Annual Conference – “Economics and Culture”

October 11, 2018 9:00am - 3:00pm

©Goldman: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau   Economics and Culture 2018 Annual Conference by NYU Development Research Institute, NYU Africa House, and the C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics at NYU Thursday, October 11th, 2018 9:00am–3:00pm (doors open at 8:30am) New York University Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion (10th Floor) 60 Washington Square South New York, […]

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“The Journey of My Life: From a Barefoot Schoolboy to President” Book Reading with H.E. Dr. Jakaya M. Kikwete

September 20, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Journey of My Life: From a Barefoot Schoolboy to President H.E. Dr. Jakaya M. Kikwete, Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania (2005 to 2015), Africa House Visiting Scholar in Residence (Spring 2018) Welcome Remarks by: Professor C. Cybele Raver, Deputy Provost, New York University Moderated by: Professor Yaw Nyarko, Director of Africa […]

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“Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon” – Cheryl Finley in Conversation with Jennifer L. Morgan

September 13, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  Thursday, September 13, 2018 Cheryl Finley in conversation with Jennifer L. Morgan, Chair, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis-NYU Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon (Princeton University Press) by Cheryl Finley Join Cornell University art historian Dr. Cheryl Finley for a book signing and discussion on how an eighteenth-century engraving […]

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“Pathways for African Shared Prosperity in the New Technological Reality” with Professor Benno J. Ndulu

July 25, 2018 4:30pm-6pm

Pictures From Prof. Ndulu’s Talk:   Abstract: The last two decades have seen a large number of African countries post rapid growth by the region’s historical experience. In contrast to the past, the region managed to ride through three shocks with reasonable resilience – the global financial crisis, the Euro crisis, and, more recently, commodity […]

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“Guangzhou Dream Factory” Film Screening and Filmmaker Q&A

April 25, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

                         RSVP HERE                           Synopsis: Immigration, globalization, Chinese factories and African dreams…GUANGZHOU DREAM FACTORY weaves stories of Africans chasing alluring, yet elusive, “Made in China” dreams into a compelling critique of 21st century […]

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Join Us for the Biennial Africa House Gala Celebration!

April 18, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the Biennial Africa House Gala Dinner Celebration on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at New York University’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. During the gala we will celebrate Africa House’s achievements, progress, and vision for the future.

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NYU DRI Talk – Anne Case, “Death in the Afternoon: Changing Mortality Patterns in Working Class America”

April 16, 2018 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Abstract: This lecture builds on and extends the findings in Case and Deaton (2015, 2017) on increases in mortality and morbidity among white non-Hispanic Americans in midlife since the turn of the century. Increases in all-cause mortality continued to 2016, led by increases in drug overdose, suicide, and alcohol-related liver mortality, most notably among those […]

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NYU DRI Talk – Ross Levine, “In Defense of Wall Street”

March 28, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm

  Abstract: Many agree with the second President of the United States: “… banks have done more harm to the morality, tranquility, and even wealth of this nation than they have done or ever will do good.” This certainly accords with the tenets of the Hollywood blockbusters, The Wolf of Wall Street and Wall Street. In this […]

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