“How much Innovation should LDCs (least developed countries) do?” William Maloney, Ph.D.

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    • Thursday October 20, 2016 - Friday October 21, 2016
      3:00 pm - 4:59 pm
  • Location: Hall Building, Room 102
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Summary Sentence: On Thursday, October 20, the School of Public Policy will welcome William Maloney from the World Bank to present some of his work on innovation policy in developing countries.

Full Summary: On Thursday, October 20, the School of Public Policy will welcome William Maloney from the World Bank to present some of his work on innovation policy in developing countries. 

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“How much Innovation should LDCs (least developed countries) do?”

William Maloney, Ph.D.
Chief Economist, Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions

The World Bank
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 3:00 pm
Hall Building, Room 102


Light refreshments will be provided at the seminar.

Bio:

William F. Maloney is Chief Economist for Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions in the World Bank Group.  Previously he was Chief Economist for Trade and Competitiveness and Global Lead on Innovation and Productivity.  Prior to the Bank, he was a Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1990-1997) and then joined, working as Lead Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America until 2009.  From 2009 to 2014, he was Lead Economist in the Development Economics Research Group. From 2011 to 2014 he was Visiting Professor at the University of the Andes and worked closely with the Colombian government on innovation and firm upgrading issues.  

Mr. Maloney received his PhD in economics from the University of California Berkeley (1990), his BA from Harvard University (1981), and he studied at the University of the Andes in Bogota, Colombia (1982-83). He has published on issues related to international trade and finance, developing country labor markets, and innovation and growth. In addition to publications in academic journals, he coauthored Natural Resources: Neither Curse nor Destiny and Lessons from NAFTA, Does What you Export Matter: In Search of Empirical Guidance for Industrial Policy, as well as several flagship publications of the Latin American division of the Bank, most recently Informality: Exit and Exclusion.

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