Advancing Human Development

This lecture will provide an overview of the forthcoming book, 'Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice' by Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis and Emma Samman. It will discuss the origin and justification of the concept; its relationship with economic growth; why some countries have been more successful than others in advancing human development over the past forty years; some critical issues including the role of social institutions and of political economy; and major contemporary challenges for the analysis and sustainability of Human Development.

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15 May
Time:
17:15
Speaker:
  • Professor Frances Stewart (University of Oxford)
Series:
ODID Special Lectures & Seminars
Location:
Queen Elizabeth House, Seminar Room 3, 3 Mansfield Road OX1 3TB