How Migration Is Changing Our World

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:World Affairs Series
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Economist Paul Collier is author of The Bottom Billion and an expert on developing markets and financial opportunities within the poorest countries. He is currently Advisor to the Strategy and Policy Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and advisor to the Africa Region of the World Bank. Part of the World Affairs Series: Development, Defense and Diplomacy.

Paul Collier is Director for the Centre of the Study of African Economies at Oxford University. He served previously as director of the World Bank's Development Research Group.

His book The Bottom Billion has been compared to Jeffrey Sachs's The End of Poverty in its scope and impact. His other books include Wars, Guns and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places, The Plundered Planet: Why We Must - and How We Can - Manage Nature for Global Prosperity and, most recently, Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our World. He also regularly writes columns and commentary for such publications as the New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.