World Development Report 2017
The CDES was delighted to welcome Professor Luis-Felipe López-Calva, co-Director of the World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law, to present the report at Monash University.
Public Lecture – Kaushik Basu
Former World Bank Chief Economist Professor Kaushik Basu gave a public lecture as a guest of the CDES. Watch the lecture here.
South Asia Conference
On 11 and 12 January 2017, the CDES co-hosted the Conference on Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia in Colombo, Sri Lanka, which explored key challenges facing the region.
Public Lecture - The Modi Way
On 25 November, the CDES and the AIBC co-hosted a public lecture by Mr Dhiraj Nayyar (Head, Economics, Finance & Commerce at NITI Aayog) on 'The Modi Way: Transforming India Through a New Policy Paradigm'.
Environmental Economics Workshop
On 24 and 25 November, the CDES co-hosted the second Environmental Economics Workshop, which explored theoretical, experimental and empirical approaches to the issues of sustainability, natural resources and the environment.
Labour and Development Workshop
On 27 and 28 October, the CDES co-hosted a workshop exploring frontier work in the area of labour and development.