UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Giannini Foundation Lecture: Justin Yifu Lin

March 22, 2010

The Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics will sponsor a lecture and reception on April 29, 2010 at 4pm at the Mondavi Center for the Arts - Studio Theater. Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist at The World Bank, will present the lecture "Making the Poor More Resilient to Overcome Future Crises." The lecture is open to the campus community and is free of charge.

Justin Yifu Lin is World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics. In this capacity, Dr. Lin guides the Bank's intellectual leadership and plays a key role in shaping the economic research agenda of the institution. Building on a distinguished career as one of China\'s leading economists, Dr. Lin is undertaking an ambitious research program that examines the industrialization of rapidly developing countries and sheds new light on the causes of lagging growth in poor regions. For more information, go to the Giannini Foundation Web site.


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