3/24/08: Let Their People Come
Salt Lake City, UT – Harvard Kennedy School economist Lant Pritchett spent more than 10 years at the World Bank. He's seen trade and aid dispersed to the world's most impoverished regions - and still the separation between rich countries and poor countries continues to grow. As a Mormon born and raised in Utah and Idaho, Pritchett sees migration as part of his culture. He also sees it as a solution to poverty. Pritchett joins Doug in studio to talk about his controversial idea - that opening national borders will benefit economies around the globe.
- Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., Lant Pritchett will speak at University of Utah, Hinckley Institute of Politics (260 S Central Campus Dr.) Hinckley Forum: "Global Capital and Labor in the 21st Century"
- At 7:00 p.m., Lant Pritchett will speak on "Global Capital and Labor in the 21st Century." That lecture is free and open to the public as part of Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy's Ambassador John Price and Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series, in partnership with Westminster College's Weldon J. Taylor Executive Lecture Series. Westminster College, Vieve Gore Concert Hall in the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts (1840 S 1300 E)
- Read the New York Times article Should We Globalize Labor Too?
- Learn more about Lant Pritchett's work at Center for Global Development
- Visit Lant Pritchett's faculty bio at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
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