Public Lecture: Growth Challenges in Fragile States

As part of Growth Week 2016, Professor Sir Paul Collier and Professor Tim Besley held a public lecture entitled “Growth Challenges in Fragile States” on Thursday 2 June.

The conflicts and crises in fragile states are no longer contained within national borders and now dominate global agendas for development and growth. This panel of experts explored the major challenges that state fragility poses for creating an environment conducive to sustained and inclusive economic growth.

DATE AND TIME: Thursday 2 June, from 18.30 to 20.00

VENUE: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics

SPEAKERS:  Sir Paul Collier is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at University of Oxford and Director of IGC; Timothy Besley is the W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics at LSE

CHAIR: Robin Burgess is Professor of Economics at LSE and Director of IGC

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEfragilestates

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