New location for New Directions in Development

The location of our annual conference- this Friday March 4 from 10 am to 4 pm- has changed! Due to unexpected but welcome demand for conference seats, we've moved the venue one block further north to:

The Great Hall at Cooper Union 7 East 7th Street, New York City Click here for Google Map

The conference is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required.

Conference Agenda
10:00-10:30 Registration and breakfast
10:30-11:10* From Skepticism to Development William Easterly, NYU Department of Economics
11:10-11:50 Information Technology and Development Yaw Nyarko, NYU Department of Economics
11:50-12:10 Coffee Break
12:10-12:50 Does Poverty Lead to Violence? Chris Blattman, Yale Department of Political Science/Visiting Scholar at NYU-Wagner
12:50-2:20 Lunch
2:20-3:00 Culture Matters Raquel Fernandez, NYU Department of Economics
3:00-3:20 Coffee Break
3:20-4:00 Law and Development Kevin Davis, NYU School of Law

*Speaker slots = 20 minute presentation + 20 minute Q&A


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