Globalization, Developing Countries and Markets Colloquium


Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
China’s state-led capitalism

SEPTEMBER 17
Labor and economic development


Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics
Columbia School of International and Public Affairs
Co-Director, Center for Development Economics and Policy
Technology adoption by soccer ball producers in Pakistan
"Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan" (Quarterly Journal of Economics 2017)
"How Labor Standards Can Be Good for Growth" (Harvard Business Review April 2016)

OCTOBER 1
Environment

Adjunct Professor of Law
NYU Law
Climate Program Director, Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law
Climate Change, Development and Small and Developing Economies

OCTOBER 8 
Corruption, transnational bribery and development

Beller Family Professor of Business Law
NYU Law
Effect of bribery on development; themes from new book, BETWEEN IMPUNITY AND IMPERIALISM: THE REGULATION OF TRANSNATIONAL BRIBERY 

OCTOBER 22
Wealth, inequality and development

Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law
Columbia Law School
Director of Center on Global Legal Transformation  
Themes from new book, THE CODE OF CAPITAL: HOW THE LAW CREATES WEALTH AND INEQUALITY
Readings: 
ProMarket, The Stigler Center at University of Chicago Booth School of Business. This is a summary of the book by Prof. Pistor. Published September 20, 2019.

Stanford Social Innovation Review, Trực Tiếp Xổ Số Miền Nam Minh NgọcStanford University. This is an edited version of Chapter 6 in excerpt form, also by Prof. Pistor. Published September 4, 2019.

There is one additional reading for this colloquium with Prof. Pistor; please contact Brendan Heldenfels at heldenfels@mercury.law.nyu.edu if you wish to read it.

OCTOBER 29
Competition law and developing countries

(with and )
Associate Professor of Economics
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Former chief economist, South African Competition Commission
Competition law and the value of inclusion; harnessing markets to empower; to address poverty and inequality
 
For this week's colloquium readings, please contact Brendan Heldenfels at heldenfels@mercury.law.nyu.edu if you wish to read them. 

NOVEMBER 5
State capture and fragile developing-country democracies
David Lewis
First chair of South African Competition Tribunal
Founder and head of NGO Corruption Watch
State capture, corruption, and the challenge to democracy in South Africa

NOVEMBER 12
International law and development

Wing-Tat Lee Chair in International Law and Professor of Law
Loyola University (Chicago) Law School
Understanding African Regional Trade Agreements on Their Own Terms

NOVEMBER 19
Growth, poverty and development

Professor of Economics, New York University
Co-director, NYU Development Research Institute
In Search of Reforms for Growth: New Stylized Facts on Policy and Growth Outcomes

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Pending approval, 2 New York CLE credits in the Area of Professional Practice will be given to both experienced and newly attorneys (those admitted to the New York Bar for less than two years) and is presented in traditional (in person) format.

Questions about the Colloquium should be addressed to Brendan Heldenfels at heldenfels@mercury.law.nyu.edu or (212)998-6182.