Department of International Development public discussion
Date: Wednesday 8 October 2014
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Qaiser Khan
Discussants: Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins
Chair: Professor Jean-Paul Faguet
Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia, which examines Ethiopia's model in delivering basic services and why it appears to be succeeding.
Qaiser Khan is a lead economist and program leader at the World Bank and the co-author of Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia.
Marta Foresti is Director of Politics and Governance Programme at the ODI.
Peter Hawkins is Head of Profession for Programme Management at DFID.
Jean-Paul Faguet is a Professor of the Political Economy of Development in the Department of International Development at LSE. He is chair of the Decentralization Task Force of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University and author of a wide range of publications.
Update, Wednesday 8 October: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dr Andy Norton is no longer speaking at this event.
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A copy of Dr Qaiser Khan's PowerPoint presentation is available to download:
Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia (pdf)
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