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This is just an inverse chronological list of my speeches/presentations for which there is a publicly sharable presentation. For each I indicate the date, topic, and audience:
The guts of a GUT of growth. Presented at an economics faculty seminar at BYU October 21, 2011. About developing a growth theory that reconciles episodes of high growth with weak institutions. (similar material was covered in a presentation at the IMF Institute on October 14, 2011).
Political Economy of Aid Evaluation: Building Sustainable and Effective Movements. Presented at a conference "Evaluation: What would the Poor Say?" February 5, 2009 at NYU sponsored by AidWatch. It is about the uses of evaluation.
Swimming, Smoking, Solving. I was invited to a panel at the 2008 Population Association of America meetings about Matthew Connelly's book Fatal Misconception. This was my presentation, a brief history of the "family planning" movement.
Is Migration Good for Development? How Could You Even Ask? This is a presentation given February 13th 2009 to the CUPID (Columbia University Partnership for International Development) conference on "Is Migration Good for Development?".
From Nationals to Naturals: Its a Natural Way to Think. Presented at Principia College, April 11, 2008.
Globalization with Labor: Is the Future Robots or Rosalie. Presentation at Brown University, March 6, 2008. Updated version of similar presentation given at Williams College, Center Development Economics, November 2, 2007.
The Place Premium has been presented in a variety of settings. Faculty seminar at the KSG.
Is more that the POS, EBL Possible? Presentationa at the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy's Ambassador John Price and Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series, Westminster College, March 24, 2008.
Migration and Development and Migration as Development. Presentation given at the Conference on International Migration and Development, International Orgamization for Migration, January 18, 2008.
"Getting A's on the Three Fs: Decentralization to the PRIs". Presentation given at NIPFP (National Institute for Public Finance), New Delhi India, November 7, 2005.
Presentation "The macro dimensions of volatility and vulnerability: Issues and Options (with reference to the Indonesia Crisis 1998-2000." given June 19, 2005 to working group on vulnerability.
Seminar "Economic Growth: Lessons and Puzzles" to Economics Faculty at BYU, July 17, 2005. Covers various topics in economic growth.
Presentation "What is on the development agenda--and why" given at David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, BYU, June 16, 2005.
Presentation "PRI Institutions and Education" given at conference on human development in India. Covers the link between the decentralization agenda and the government production of primary schooling.
Seminar "Meeting the Challenge of Education" at World Bank seminar, December 3, 2004, drawing on Copenhagen Consensus paper.
Seminar "Does Learning to Add up Add up?" given at Indian Statistical Institute, February 18, 2005, of "Does learning to add up add up?"
Presentation "India's Growth in the 1990s and beyond: An international comparison," given at Loyola College, Chennai India, February 10, 2004. Covers India's economic growth and possible prospects.
Presentation in India to ICRIER on September 28, 2004 of "Lessons of the 1990s" draft, jointly with Roberto Zagha. I presented three topics: facts of the 1990s (drawing on chapter 3), lessons of the 1990s (drawing on chapter 8) and poverty (drawing on a section on poverty in the 1990s). (I gave roughly the same presentations in Egypt in October).
Comments on Martin Ravallion's paper "Globalization and Inequality" at Brookings Trade Forum, May 13, 2004.