How did HIV/AIDS affect rural communities in Africa? The answer to the question
Speaker(s): Professor Stefan Dercon, Dr Janet Seeley
Chair: Professor Tony Barnett
Recorded on 14 May 2009 in New Theatre, East Building.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa is almost 30 years old yet a number of the worst-case scenarios on the impact of AIDS in Africa have not come to pass. What did happen? The speakers give their answers using data from recent research in Tanzania and Uganda. Stefan Dercon is a quantitative economist, University of Oxford. Janet Seeley is an anthropologist at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia.