CID Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in the Perkins Room, on the 4th floor of Rubenstein Building at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Luncheon on Economic Policy (Faculty only)

Mondays, 1:00 - 2:30 PM, Perkins Room, R-415

The weekly Luncheon on Economic Policy (LEP) is a private seminar for invited faculty to discuss new and developing research ideas in economics and development policy. The lunch is restricted to faculty and their guests.


Development Working Group

Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:30 PM, Perkins Room, R-415

This year-long seminar gives students an opportunity to present research on various topics related to economics in developing countries. The series is primarily intended for Ph.D. students working in economic development and faculty with interest in development. Priority to present research is given to those who attend regularly. Contact Heather Schofield for information on presenting.


The Economic Growth and Development Workshop

Tuesdays, 2:45 - 4:00 PM, TBD

The students and faculty leading the workshop meet weekly to discuss papers on international economics, development, and economic relations between industrialized and less industrialized countries. Faculty participants are drawn from the Department of Economics and Harvard Kennedy School as well as other departments and schools within the University. The papers presented are available before each talk and are posted on the course website. The workshop is joint with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). For more information, visit the course website and/or contact Cherisse Haakonsen.


CID Graduate Student Lunch Seminar

Fridays, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM, Perkins Room, R-415

Seminar for students features academics and practitioners of development from various disciplines and organizations to speak on current development issues. The core audience is HKS masters-level students, but all students in the Harvard community are welcome to attend. Contact Marija Tesla.


Frontiers in Sustainable Development Speaker Series

Occasional special presentations and discussions of sustainable development by researchers from Harvard and visitors from the wider world. Graduate students, fellows, research staff, and faculty are invited.

For a full listing of Sustainability Science seminars, conferences, and workshops, visit SSP Events.



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