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Emerging Africa: The Unheralded Economic Turnaround in (half of) Africa

Friday, September 18, 2009 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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

Steve Radelet 
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development 

Friday, September 18, 2009 
12:30 PM 

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 for additional information.

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