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The Aid/Trade Debate: Africa and Globalisation

Dr Shanta Devarajan (speaker), Eric-Vincent Guichard (discussant), Dr Sue Onslow (chair)
Monday 31st October 2011, 6.30-8pm. Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

The Aid versus Trade debate has formed a key part of the public policy and academic discourse around African development and economic growth.  Professor Devarajan gave his perspective on Africa and Globalization.



 Shanta Devarajan is the Chief Economist of the World Bank's Africa Region. As the author and co-author of over 100 publications Mr. Devarajan's research covers public economics, trade policy, natural resources, and the environment, and general equilibrium modelling of developing countries.


Eric-Vincent Guichard is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GRAVITAS Capital Advisors, Inc., and former Portfolio Manager at the World Bank (1990-1996).


Dr. Sue Onslow is the Executive Programme Manager and Head of the Africa Programme



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Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics.