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Migration Policy As If Development Mattered: What's Right? What's Possible?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 6:00pm

Northwestern University's Center for Global Engagement presents
a Global Development Series Lecture

Migration Policy As If Development Mattered: What's Right? What's Possible?


Michael Clemens
Senior Fellow
Center for Global Development

Michael Clemens is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development where he leads the Migration and Development initiative. His current research focuses on the effects of international migration on people from and in developing countries, and on rigorous impact evaluation for aid projects. Clemens joined the Center after completing his PhD in Economics at Harvard University, where his fields were economic development and public finance. Clemens has served as an Affiliated Associate Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University, a visiting scholar at New York University, and as a consultant for the World Bank, Bain & Co., the Environmental Defense Fund, and the United Nations Development Program. He has lived and worked in Colombia, Brazil, and Turkey. His talk will highlight the relationship between migration and development and explore his recent work affecting changes to U.S. migration policy for humanitarian reasons, poverty reduction and development purposes in the case of Haiti, among other areas.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Forced Migration Studies.

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This event is free and open to the public.