Developing Multidimensional Poverty Indices for the Philippines
From 27 February to 3 March 2017, the CDES’ Deputy Director, Associate Professor Gaurav Datt, conducted a Multidimensional Poverty Index Workshop for the Philippine Statistics Authority in Manila.
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.
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.
An Evening with Professor Thomas Piketty
In October 2016, renowned economist Professor Thomas Piketty visited Melbourne as a guest of Monash Business School to discuss insights from his book Capital in the 21st Century. Watch Professor Piketty's public lecture, and his conversation with Professor Colm Kearney, here.