SANEM Lecture Series 6: SANEM-World Bank Lecture by Prof. Anthony Venables, July 2017

Tony venables

SANEM and the World Bank are organizing a special lecture by Professor Anthony Venables on “Urbanization in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities” on July 18, 2017. Professor Anthony Venables is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford where he also directs the Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies. He is also a member of the IGC’s Steering Group. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society. His former positions include Chief Economist at the UK Department for International Development, Professor at the London School of Economics, research manager of the trade research group in the World Bank, and advisor to the UK Treasury. He has published extensively in the areas of international trade and spatial economics, including work on trade and imperfect competition, economic integration, multinational firms, and economic geography. His publications include: The spatial economy; cities, regions and international trade, with M. Fujita and P. Krugman (MIT press, 1999), and Multinationals in the World Economy with G. Barba Navaretti (Princeton 2004).

The details of the program are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time: 2.30 pm to 4:30 pm
Venue: Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka

Distinguished economists and social scientists will also be present at the event.

SANEM cordially invites students from various public and private universities and interested faculty members of respective universities along with researchers from various organizations to be present at this special lecture.