News: economic development
My Experience as a Visiting Scholar at the China Center for Social Policy
At the end of my first month as a visiting scholar at the China Center for Social Policy, run by…
Professor Sachs Outlines Model for Slowing Africa’s Population Growth
Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs was the special guest at a seminar hosted by the Columbia Population Research Center. He spoke about bringing population trends back into the model for Africa’s economic development. Watch the introduction on video.
Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: Social Change Agent Alexis Miesen (MS’04)
In the first of an occasional series featuring members of the Columbia School of Social Work community who have served as agents of social change, Alexis Meisen tells the story of how the ice cream shop she co-founded in Brooklyn ended up opening a branch in Rwanda. Watch video.