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Wealth Creation in Developing Countries

International Growth Centre and Department for International Development (DFID) public lecture

Date: Tuesday 12 October 2010 
Time: 6.45-8pm
Venue:  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Andrew Mitchell
Commentator: Professor Paul Collier
Chair: Howard Davies

This event marks the launch of a new DFID approach to private sector investment in developing countries and is the Department's first high profile outreach to the business community since the formation of the new coalition government.

The event is presented in partnership with the Financial Times magazines The Banker and This is Africa.

Andrew Mitchell is Secretary of State for International Development.

Paul Collier is Professor of Economics at Oxford University and academic co-director of the International Growth Centre.


A transcript of Andrew Mitchell's lecture is now available online.

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