Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre to Hold Lecture by Lead Economist Dr. Ghazala Mansuri

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
A-11, Academic Block, LUMS

The Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre (MHRC) at LUMS is holding a lecture by Dr. Ghazala Mansuri, Lead Economist in the Poverty Reduction & Equity Global Practice, World Bank. The event is part of MHRC’s Distinguished Lecture Series, which brings leading scholars and researchers to present and discuss new knowledge on critical global and national challenges.

Dr. Mansuri’s lecture, titled, ‘Enforcement for Sale? Irrigation Reform and Lobbying for Water in Pakistan’s Indus Basin,’ will focus on governance reforms in the Indus Basin irrigation system, and will explore the ways in which the distribution of political power along a channel has impacts on the distribution of wealth.

Date: February 28, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Venue: A-11, Academic Block, LUMS

About the Speaker
Dr. Ghazala Mansuri is a lead economist in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice at the World Bank and is also associated with the Development Research Group at the World Bank. She has published extensively in leading journals in economics and development, including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Human Resources and the American Economic Journal: Applied among others. Her work focuses on poverty and inequality, institutional and governance reforms for development and the economics of household behaviour. She holds a PhD in Economics from Boston University.

The event is free and open to the public.
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