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William Easterly to deliver the Martin H. Crego lecture in economics Wednesday, October 26, 2005

"Can Foreign Aid End World Poverty"
William Easterly, NYU
Wednesday, October 26 at 5:00 p.m.
Blodgett Auditorium

This lecture, sponsored by the Department of Economics, is free and open to the public. For more information call the Vassar College Department of Economics at (845) 437-7395.

William Easterly is Professor of Economics at New York University, (joint with Africana Studies Program) and Non-resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development. He received his Ph.D. in Economics at MIT. He spent sixteen years as a Research Economist at the World Bank. He has authored three books including, The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics (MIT, 2001). Easterly's areas of expertise are the determinants of long-run economic growth and the effectiveness of foreign aid.

Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, October 25, 2005