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Spring 2014

End of the Year Reception

When: Friday, May 2nd, 2014
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Where: 15th floor, IAB
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EPD Workshop Final Presentations

EPD students will present the various projects they worked on throughout the year.

When: Thursday, May 1st and Friday, May 2nd, 2014
Time: 9:00 am- 6:00 pm
Where: Room 1512, IAB
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Talk by Huguette Labelle, Chair of the Board of Transparency International, on International Anti-Corruption Efforts

When: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Time: 6:00- 8:00 pm
Where: Room 1512 IAB
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Professional Focus Session: Development Consulting

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 1:00- 2:00 pm
Where: Room 1302, IAB
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Expanding the Frontiers of Development Thought

David M. Malone, Rector of the United Nations University, will discuss his latest book "International Development - Ideas, Experience and Prospects".

When: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Time: 6:15- 8:00 pm
Where: Room 1501, IAB
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The Economic Challenges of the Political Transition in Chile

Talk by Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, Professor of Economics at the University of Chile.

When: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Time: 6:00- 8:00 pm
Where: Room 707, IAB
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Beyond Open Data: Leveraging Information and Collaboration to Illuminate Trends in Cambodia and Across the Lower Mekong Region

Talk by Terry Parnell, East West Management Institute - Open Development Cambodia.

When: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Where: Room 801, IAB

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Making Infrastructure Work for Women

Talk by Ms. Shireen Lateef, Senior Gender Advisor at Asian Development Bank.

When: Monday, March 10th, 2014
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Where: Room 801, IAB
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Professional Focus Session: Macroeconomic Policy and Multilateral Agencies

When: Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Where: Room 1302, IAB
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EPD Fellowship Panel

When: Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Time: 1:00- 2:00 pm
Where: Room 410, IAB
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EPD Party, Studio 54

When: Friday, February 7th, 2014
Time: 10:00 pm
Where: The Hudson Bond
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Professional Focus Session: Microfinance and Gender

When: Thursday, February 6th, 2014
Time: 1:00- 2:00 pm
Where: Room 1302, IAB

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Why Gender Matters: A View from the World Bank

Jeni Klugman, the bank’s director of gender and development, spoke at SIPA about the importance of gender to government and private companies.

When: Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Where: Room 1027, IAB
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EPD Welcome Back Reception

When: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Time: 6:00- 8:00 pm
Where: 15th floor, IAB
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Establishing Effective Labor Oversight in Honduras

Presented by Holly Hammonds, Co-Founder of GlobalWorks Foundation and Jeff Hermanson, Director of Global Strategies, Workers United.

When: Monday, January 27th, 2014
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Where: Room 802, IAB


 

Fall 2013


Professional Networking Lunch: Health and Education

When: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Where: Room 1302, IAB
 



EPD Internship Panel with Second-Year Students

When: Monday, November 25, 2013
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Where: Room 1512, IAB
 


The Savings Group Revolution: How It Works and Does it Make a Difference: Randomized Trial Evidence from Mali

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Where: Room 407, IAB
 



Professional Networking Lunch: Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing

When: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Where: Room 1302, IAB
 



EPD Alumni Panel and Networking Evening

When: Thursday, November 7, 2013
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Where: Room 1501, IAB
 



Professional Networking Lunch: Economic Development

When: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Where: Room 1302, IAB
 



Meet the EPD Faculty Social Hour

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Time: 6:00-7:30pm
Where: 15th floor looby, IAB
 


Sustainability: Can Small Social Enterprises Make It as Small Enterprises?

When: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Where: Room 324, IAB
 



Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Past and Future

When: Monday, October 7, 2013
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Where: Room 107, Jerome Green Hall (Law School)
 



Professional Networking Lunch: Political Development

When: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Where: Room 1302, IAB
 



New Avenues for Global Illicit Drug Policies

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time: 6:00-8:00PM
Where: Room 1501, IAB

Presentation by H.E. Mr. Otto Fernando Perez Molina, President of the Republic of Guatemala. Also featuring Luis Fernando Carrera Castro, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Guatemala, and Professor José Moya, Director of ILAS.
 



Effective Policies in Poverty Reduction Beyond the Millennium Development Goals

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Time: 6:00-10:00PM
Where: Room 1501, International Affairs Building

A lecture and discussion on effective policies in poverty reduction presented by José Antonio Ocampo, Professor of Professional Practice and EPD Concentration Director at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, and Esther Duflo, Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This event is a joint initiative of the European Commission, the United Nations Development Programme, and SIPA. You must register to attend this event. You can also follow the lecture and discussion live through webstreaming at www.kapuscinskilectures.eu and via www.twitter.com/kapulectures. Additional details are available here.
 



EPD Retreat

When: Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15, 2013
Where: Camp Kinder Ring, Hopewell Junction NY

Spend a weekend by the lake with your fellow EPDers. Learn about the EPD concentration, events, our curriculum, and meet some of our faculty. You must pay to register. Transportation, food and lodging are included in the price. Registration will begin during orientation week.

 



EPD Concentration Happy Hour

When: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Where: Havana Central (2911 Broadway between 113th and 114th streets)

Meet our incoming class of 2015!