Christel Alvergne – Human Development Achievement: Does "Local" Matter in Solving World Poverty?
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Our researchers are striving through comparative study to understand the future of the welfare state, as advanced industrial nations of the West struggle to redesign social welfare systems inherited from a prior era and newly emergent economies in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East scramble to build welfare states that would for the first time guarantee the health and wellbeing of increasingly urbanized and globally aware citizens.
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