Implementation as 'a long voyage of discovery': rethinking strategies for building state capability
Bank’s Development Research Group (where he has worked since 1998), and Lecturer in Public Policy (part-time) at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. With many collaborators across the disciplines, he is the author or editor of more than 80 journal articles and book chapters, as well as 10 books, most recently Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action (Oxford University Press 2017; with Matt Andrews and Lant Pritchett), on which his talk will be based. For most of 2015-17 he was based in Malaysia, helping the World Bank establish its first Global Knowledge and Research Hub. An Australian national, he has a PhD in comparative-historical sociology from Brown University, and is the recipient of awards for best book (2012) and best article (2014) from the American Sociological Association’s section on economic development.
Date: 23 April 2018, 18:00 (Monday, 1st week, Trinity 2018)
Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter OX2 6GG
Speaker: Michael Woolcock (World Bank's Development Research Group; Harvard University)
Organising department: Blavatnik School of Government
Organiser contact email address: events@bsg.ox.ac.uk
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Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/events/implementation-long-voyage-discovery-rethinking-strategies-building-state-capability
Audience: Public
Editor: Lucy Forsyth