Panel Discussion and Book Launch: Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day

Date: 5/07/2009
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: NYU Law School, Lipton Hall, 108 West 3rd St. New York, NY 10012


The Financial Access Initiative and Africa House present a panel discussion followed by a book signing and wine and cheese reception.

Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day

Authors: Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford and Orlanda Ruthven
Published by Princeton University Press

Opening Remarks:
Rogan Kersh, Associate Dean, NYU Wagner School of Public Service

Panel Discussion Participants:

  • Matthew Bishop, Chief Business Writer/American Business Editor, The Economist
  • Daryl Collins, Co-author, Portfolios of the Poor, Senior Associate, Bankable Frontier Associates
  • Bill Easterly, Professor of Economics, NYU, author of The White Man’s Burden
  • Jonathan Morduch, Co-author, Portfolios of the Poor, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, NYU and Managing Director, Financial Access Initiative
  • Yaw Nyarko, Professor of Economics, NYU, Director of Africa House

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