Talk: Divided Nations by Ian Goldin

Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
The Cooper Union - The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium 41 Cooper Square (on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets) New York, NY 10003
Contact: 

Cooper Union: 212-353-4195; continuing@cooper.edu

Ian Goldin, The former Vice President of the World Bank discusses the problems and the various approaches to global governance, highlights the challenges that we are to overcome, and considers a roadmap for the future in a lecture based on his new book, Divided Nations. Goldin explores whether the answer is to reform the existing structures or to consider a new and radical way of tackling inherent failings.

Professor Ian Goldin is Director of the Oxford Martin School and Professor of Globalisation and Development at Oxford University. Ian was previously a Vice President and Director of Development Policy after serving as economic advisor to President Mandela and Chief Executive of the Development Bank of Southern Africa. He has an MSc from London School of Economics and an MA and DPhil from Oxford. He has published 17 books, including Divided Nations (Oxford), Globalisation for Development (Oxford), Exceptional People on Migration (Princeton), and The Economics of Sustainable Development (Cambridge).