Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: book presentation

Author name: 
Pierre-Richard Agénor Hallsworth
Year: 
2011
Month: 
November
Abstract: 

In this public lecture, Professor Agénor provided an overview of his book, ‘Public Capital, Growth and Welfare’ (Princeton University Press). The book addresses a series of issues pertaining to the impact of infrastructure on growth, education, health, innovation, and its implications for poverty traps, gender bias, and public debt dynamics.

Pierre-Richard Agénor is the Hallsworth Professor of International Macroeconomics and Development Economics and Co-Director of the Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research, both at the University of Manchester, UK. Prior to joining the University of Manchester, Professor Agénor was Lead Economist and Director of the Macroeconomics and Policy Assessment Skills Program, World Bank, and Senior Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund.

Footage of this event can be accessed by the ANU YouTube channel.

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