A seminar led by Shlomo Angel, Professor of City Planning at the New York University, on the NYU Urban Expansion Program.
A seminar led by Bipasha Baruah, Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues at Western University, Canada, on women’s employment in renewable energy in industrialized nations, emerging economies and developing countries.
A seminar led by Martin Ravallion, inaugural Edmond D. Villani Chair of Economics at Georgetown University, on poverty reduction in India.
A seminar led by Weiping Wu, Professor and Chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University and senior fellow at the Council for Emerging Market Enterprises at the Fletcher School, on China’s intensifying processes of urbanization and migration.
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