Eva Colorni

A Village, a Country and the Discipline: economic development in Palanpur over seven decades

Wednesday 7th June 2017

Speaker: Professor Lord Stern
Discussant: Professor Amartya Sen 
Chair: Professor Naila Kabeer

What can insights from seven decades of research in Palanpur tell us about economic development, inequality and prospects for India?

This event was the Eva Colorni Memorial Lecture, co-hosted with the LSE Gender Institute.

Nicholas Stern (@lordstern1) is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at LSE, Director of the LSE India Observatory and President of the British Academy.

Amartya Sen is Thomas W Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. He is the recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics and is an LSE Honorary Fellow.

Naila Kabeer (@N_Kabeer) is Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute and at the Department of International Development at LSE.  Her research interests include gender, poverty, social exclusion, labour markets and livelihoods, social protection and citizenship and much of her research is focused on South and South East Asia. 

A copy of Professor Lord Stern's powerpoint presentation is available to download here

Watch the video recording from the lecture below:

A Village, a Country and the Discipline A Village, a Country and the Discipline