Richard T. Ely Lecture 2018-2019

Orazio Attanasio is the Jeremy Bentham Research Professor of Economics at University College London, Research Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, one of the Directors of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy and co-director of the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo@IFS) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Senior Fellow at the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic and Policy Research. In 2001 he was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society and in 2004 Fellow of the British Academy. In 2014 he was President of the European Economic Association. He was in the executive committee of the Econometric Society and of LACEA and a member of the Council of the Royal Economic Society.

Lecture 1: November 12, 2018; 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm; Colonnade Double Tree Hilton Inn’s Hopkins Room

The process of human development over the early years: what we know and what we don’t

Lecture 2: November 13, 2018; 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm; Hodson 110

Modeling parental behavior

Lecture 3: November 15, 2018; 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm; Hodson 110

Human capital policies: what can be done and at what scale