GDI Annual Lecture with Dr Rachel Glennerster - Can technology solve global poverty?
|Starts:||17:00 30 Oct 2019|
|Ends:||18:30 30 Oct 2019|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||Global Development Institute|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16|
Rachel Glennerster is the Chief Economist of DFID. Prior to her current role she was the Executive Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), a research centre in the Economics department of MIT. Additionally, she has held positions at the International Monetary Fund, Her Majesty’s Treasury and the Harvard Institute for International Development.
Her previous research spans governance, education, health, microcredit, community development and women’s empowerment. The subject of her talk in Manchester will be whether technology can help solve global poverty.
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