Development Studies Seminars 2023 | May 30th | Institutions, Structures and Policy Paradigms: Toward Understanding Inequality in Africa | Howard Stein (University of Michigan)
The Centre for African and Development Studies (CEsA/CSG/ISEG/ULisboa) and the coordination of the Masters in Development and International Cooperation (MDCI) and the PhD in Development Studies (PDED) courses at ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon (ULisboa), invite you to the Special Session of the Development Studies Seminars 2023, which will have as its theme “Institutions, Structures and Policy Paradigms: Toward Understanding Inequality in Africa” and will be presented by the University of Michigan’s researcher Howard Stein on May 30th, 2023, from 6 pm to 8 pm (UTC+1), at ISEG (Anfiteatro 23, Francesinhas 1, 1200-781, Lisbon, Portugal).
About the presenter
Howard Stein is a Professor in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) and the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan. He is a development economist educated in Canada, the US and the UK who has taught in both Asia and Africa. He is the editor or author of more than a dozen books and edited collections and more than 100 journal articles, book chapters and reviews. His research on Africa has focused on foreign aid, finance, structural adjustment and neoliberalism, RCTs, health, gender and development, health and the environment, institutional transformation, industrial policy, export processing zones and other industrial parks, agricultural policy, poverty and rural property right transformation, income inequality and Chinese investment in manufacturing. He teaches a variety of courses in DAAS and Epidemiology including the history of African economic development, Africa and post-war development theory and policy, globalization and African health, the political economy of African development and health and socio-economic development.
- Book Chapter “Institutions, Structures, and Policy Paradigms: Toward Understanding Inequality in Africa”, In: The Political Economy of Inequality: U.S. and Global Dimensions (eds. Sisay Asefa and Wei-Chiao Huang)
- YouTube: Makerere History Seminar – Institutionalizing Neoclassical Economics in Africa: Instruments, Ideology and Implications
- YouTube: Development Studies Seminars 2022. April 21st, 2022. Theme: “Global Finance and the Covid-19 Pandemic in Africa”. Presenter: Howard Stein (University of Michigan)
- Working Paper N. 54/1999: “Structural adjustment and the African crisis: a theoretical appraisal”. Authors: Stein, H. e Nissanke, M.
About the event
The Development Studies Seminars 2023 are an initiative that, since 1991, promotes research carried out in the areas of study of MDCI/ISEG/ULisboa and PDED/ISEG/ULisboa. The 2023 edition will take place from February 28 2023, always on Tuesdays, from 6 pm to 8 pm (UTC+1), at ISEG (Anfiteatro 23, Francesinhas 1, 1200-781, Lisbon, Portugal). Sessions will be in a face-to-face format and with free admission. We recommend prior registration on the CEsA profile on EventBrite (click here), but the capacity of the amphitheater will be filled in order of arrival.
Special Session of the Development Studies Seminars 2023
Theme: Institutions, Structures and Policy Paradigms: Toward Understanding Inequality in Africa
Presenter: Howard Stein (University of Michigan)
Date and time: May 30th, 2023, always on Tuesdays, from 6 pm to 8 pm (UTC+1)
In-person event at ISEG (Anfiteatro 23, Francesinhas 1, 1200-781, Lisbon, Portugal)
Author: CEsA Communication (firstname.lastname@example.org)