The Johns Hopkins – SAIS International Development Program and African Studies
invites you to the first Fall 2009 DEVELOPMENT ROUNDTABLE on
Emerging Africa: The Unheralded Economic Turnaround in (half of) Africa
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
Friday, September 18, 2009
Rome Building, Room 200
1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
*Co-sponsored by the International Development Program
& the African Studies Program*
Steve Radelet is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development, where he works on issues related to foreign aid, developing country debt, economic growth, and trade policy in developing countries, especially sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia. He was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Africa, the Middle East, and Asia from 2000-2002, and is co-author of Economics of Development, and author of Challenging Foreign Aid: A Policymaker’s Guide to the Millennium Challenge Account.
Radelet currently serves as an economic advisor to the President and the Minister of Finance of Liberia, and is co-authoring a book with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on emerging success stories in sub-Saharan Africa, and how to sustain and expand upon these initial successes.
All events are free and open to the public. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.