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UNDP Seminar



Seminar Information

Trade and Gender Issues
Monday, May 7th, 6:00p.m.

Chair

Winnie Byanyima, Gender Group, UNDP


Speakers

Caren Grown, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Toward a Feminist Economics of Trade (presentation)

Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University
Trade Policy Liberalization and Gender Equality in the Labor Market:
New Evidence for India (paper_1 paper_2) (presentation)

Ramya Vijaya, Richard Stockton College
Trade and Education Divergence: A gender Perspective (presentation) (paper)


Discussants

Darryl McLeod, Fordham University
Baybars Karacaovali, Fordham University

Previous Seminars

Women's Access to Financial Resources
Monday, April 30th, 6:00p.m  

Chair

Selim Jahan, Poverty Group, UNDP

Speakers

Michelle Adato, IFPRI
Gender, Culture and Cash: The relevance of Sociocultural Context in
Conditional Cash Transfer Programs (presentation)

Jonathan Morduch, NYU
Gender Targeted Microfinance (presentation)

Nisreen Alami, UNIFEM
Gender Budgeting: What have we learned? (presentation)


Discussants

Gwendolyn Tedeschi, Fordham University
Rathin Roy, UNDP



Women's Health: Challenges and New Directions
Monday, March 19th, 6:00pm
 

Chair

Nancy Busch, Dean GSAS, Fordham University
 
Speakers

Deborah Balk, CUNY - “Setting the Stage for Equity-Sensitive Monitoring of the Health Millennium Development Goals"

Elizabeth Lule, World Bank- “Gender, poverty and HIV/AIDS”

Kayode Oyegbite, UNICEF- “Perspectives on Gender and Health”

Discussants

Sophie Mitra, Fordham University

Thomas Franklin, UNICEF 

Janis Barry, Fordham University



Improving Women's Access to Education
January 30th, 6:00p.m.

Chair

Nora Lustig, Director BDP-UNDP's Poverty Group

Speakers

Marlaine Lockheed, Center for Global Development - Inexcusable Absence. Why 60 million girls are still out of school and what to do about it

Darryl McLeod, Fordham University - “The Female Education-Growth Puzzle: A New Perspective"

Cream Wright, Chief of Education, UNICEF - "Addressing Gender Dimensions of Poverty and Development: New Pathways in Girl's Education"

Discussants

Gwendolyn Alexander, Fordham University

Selim Jahan, Senior Adviser, Strategies and Policies for Poverty Reduction, UNDP

Chandrika Bahadur, Policy Adviser, Education, UNDP



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