Monday, August 27, 2018
William Easterly and Joseph Stiglitz
Is the best way to end global poverty free markets or government action?
For the free market:
William Easterly is Professor of Economics at New York University and...
William EasterlyDebate on whether free markets are the best way to end global poverty, Aug 27 in NYC
Mari Kuraishi announced recently that she will be stepping down as chief executive of GlobalGiving, where she has spent the last 18 years of her career. This is almost as emotional for me as it is for her. Not only was I her co-founder when we...
The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), organized by the World Bank Development Economics (DEC) Vice Presidency, is one of the world's best-known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on...
William EasterlyPresenting paper “Shrinking Dictators: How much Economic Growth can we Attribute to National Leaders?” at World Bank ABCDE conference Monday June 25 10:30am
At previous Summits, we’ve discussed how feedback is Right Thing, the Smart Thing, the Feasible Thing, and the Powerful Thing to do. This year, we are going to talk about how to make it the Expected Thing to do.
Join us in thinking about how to...
Song lyrics give clear advice on protection from the disease as international NGOs make unprecedented appeal for funds
William EasterlyThis 2014 effort by African musicians is being activated again for new Ebola outbreak; such a refreshing alternative to the re-release of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to fight Ebola