[Blueboard] Re: Public Lecture on The World Economic Crisis and Asia - UN Assistant Secretary-General Jomo K.S.

Sairry R. Sandoval ssandoval at ateneo.edu
Thu Feb 19 08:38:14 PHT 2009

A Public Lecture Sponsored by

Department of Economics & Department of Political Science
Ateneo de Manila University


Action for Economic Reforms & Freedom from Debt Coalition

"The World Economic Crisis and Asia"

By: Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development,
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations


Member, United Nations Commission of Experts on Reforms of the
International Monetary and Financial System

23 February 2009, Monday
4:30-6:00 PM

Faura Audio-Visual Room
Ateneo de Manila Loyola Heights Campus

Jomo K. S. has been Assistant Secretary General for Economic
Development in the United Nations' Department of Economic and Social
Affairs (DESA) since January 2005. He was Professor in the Applied
Economics Department, Faculty of Economics and Administration,
University of Malaya until November 2004, and was on the Board of the
United Nations Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD),
Geneva (2002-4). He is Founder Chair of IDEAs, International
Development Economics Associates. He has authored over 35 monographs,
edited over 50 books and translated 11 volumes besides writing many
academic papers and articles for the media. He is on the editorial
boards of several learned journals. In 2007, Jomo K.S. was awarded the
Leontief Prize for his pioneering work on development and inequality.
The Leontief Prize, in memory of Wassily Leontief, is designed to
recognize outstanding contributions to economic theory that address
contemporary realities and support just and sustainable societies

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