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2024 Wildavsky Lecture for Public Policy: Dean Karlan

April 5 @ 11:00 pm - April 6 @ 12:30 am

Dean Karlan on Empowering the Unempowered: The Wonky Fight Against Poverty

The Aaron Wildavsky Forum for Public Policy was established to honor the Goldman School’s founding dean Aaron Wildavsky’s memory and his contributions to the field of public policy. Over the years, the Forum has sponsored lectures by impressive researchers and thinkers such as Mary Bassett, Larry Summers, William Julius Wilson, Laura D’Andrea Tyson, Jim Heckman, Robert Frank, and Uwe Reinhardt.

This year, the 2024 Wildavsky Lecture will feature Dean Karlan, the Frederic Esser Nemmers Distinguished Professor of Economics and Finance at Northwestern University, co-Director of the Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University, Founder and President of Innovations for Poverty Action, and Agency Chief Economist at USAID. The title of Professor Karlan’s talk is Empowering the Unempowered: The Wonky Fight against Poverty.

4:00 – 5:30pm Discussion

5:30 – 6:30pm Reception

If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/alternative media formats, etc.) or information about campus mobility access features in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Bora Reed at borareed@berkeley.edu or 510-680-3013 with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 days in advance of the event.

Speakers

Dean Karlan is the Frederic Esser Nemmers Distinguished Professor of Economics and Finance at Northwestern University, co-Director with Christopher Udry of the Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University, and the Founder and President of Innovations for Poverty Action, a non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and promoting solutions to global poverty problems. Dean is also on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the M.I.T. Jameel Poverty Action Lab. In 2015, he also co-founded ImpactMatters, a nonprofit dedicated to estimating and rating impact of nonprofit organizations in order to help donors choose good charities and to promote more transparency in the nonprofit sector. Dean is currently serving as the Agency Chief Economist at USAID.

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Details

Start:
April 5 @ 11:00 pm
End:
April 6 @ 12:30 am
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2024-wildavsky-lecture-for-public-policy-dean-karlan-tickets-817381519127

Venue

Banatao Auditorium
310 Sutardja Dai Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Organizer

The Goldman School of Public Policy
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