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Friday, March 16, 2007

A not-to-be-missed seminar on corruption

If you're in Jakarta at the time and interested in the economics of corruption, then a seminar not to be missed:

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
with Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) and
The World Bank
are pleased to invite you to a public lecture on

Understanding Corruption:
Lessons from the Latest Research


Dr. Abhijit Banerjee
Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics and
Director of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, March 21, 2007
14:00 – 16:00
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Jalan Tanah Abang III/27 Jakarta

Dr. Banerjee is a Director at the Jameel Poverty Action Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a pioneering research organization that works with governments, NGOs, and international organizations around the world to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of development programs using randomized experiments. The Lab has received widespread attention from scholars in the United States, and its research findings have been described in The Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other leading publications. On this occasion, Dr. Banerjee will offer an introduction to the latest research conducted by the Poverty Action Lab, with an emphasis on their recent work investigating the roots of corruption and evaluating the effectiveness of specific counter-corruption strategies.

Update: Prof Banerjee is unable to attend. Benjamin Olken of Harvard will present instead.

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  • Arya, could you please write an article on that conference in the next posting?

    Could be either the summary of the slides, or just the summary on the conference...

    Thx very much.

    By Anonymous Ado, at 3/23/2007 04:46:00 pm  

  • Arya, boleh minta tolong paper ini di email nggak ya ke aku? Thanks ya, I'm doing a research on corruption in Indonesia.

    Salam kenal. I'm a fan of your blog.

    Thanks berat,

    Jennie S. Bev
    jennieforindonesia [at]

    By Blogger Jennie, at 5/10/2007 04:07:00 pm  

  • arya, boleh email paper ini ke aku?i need it for my research too.
    God bless u

    By Blogger Lessia, at 12/12/2007 05:26:00 am  

  • Lessia:
    There was no paper given out, but there was a Powerpoint presentation, which I have translated to Indonesian and posted in my other blog as Part 1 and Part 2. At the end of the second part, there are links to some the papers mentioned.

    By Blogger Arya Gaduh, at 12/12/2007 07:12:00 am  

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