A Panel Discussion Featuring David Hirschmann
Professor, School of International Service
Dean, School of Foreign Service
Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics, Wellesley College
Chairman, CGD Advisory Group
Faculty Director, Master of Development Policy Program
Chaired by Michael Clemens
Center for Global Development
Interest in international development education has increased dramatically over the past decade, sparking a wave of new undergraduate courses and concentrations and dozens of new graduate degree programs. Are these new courses and programs meeting the needs of the next generation of development experts? Amidst so many new programs what differentiates one option from the next? How should these programs evolve?
To address these questions, CGD will host four leaders in development education to discuss how this changing academic landscape is influencing development education and how they hope the field will continue to progress. Lindauer has recently completed the 7th edition of his seminal text book Economics of Development and will share his thoughts on how undergraduate education in development has evolved. Hirschmann, Lancaster, and Wiebe will share their insights on the evolution of graduate degree programs in development, and on future directions for these programs.
Location, Date & Time
Center for Global Development, First Floor Conference Center, 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC