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India@70: Economic Development and Poverty Eradication

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
CSAMES
Location
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210 (2nd floor Lecture Room)
Date
Nov 10, 2017   11:00 am - 4:00 pm  
Contact
Jovita Terpetschnig
E-Mail
csames@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-7331
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Symposium Program

India@70: Economic Development and Poverty Eradication

Opening Remarks

11:00 a.m.-11:05 a.m.

Hadi Salehi Esfahani, Director of Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Keynote Speech: Basic Issues of Indian Economic Development: A Political-Economy Approach

11:05 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Professor Pranab Bardhan, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Lunch

12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Panel 1: Anti-Poverty Organizations and Programs in India

1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Mr Rikin Gandhi, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Digital Green.

Professor Madhu Viswanathan, Professor/Diane and Steven N. Miller Centennial Chair in Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Break

2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Panel 2: Water Management and Environmental Sustainability

2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Professor Prasanta Kalita, Professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, and the Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Professor Trevor Birkenholtz, Associate Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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