African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and the French Development Agency (AFD), with the support of the French Embassy in South Africa and organised by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) are co-hosting the fifth African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) seminar in johannesburg from the 4th to the 19th May 2010. The aim of the seminar is to bring together promising policy makers, trade-unionists and academics from the continent and the rest of the developing world to discuss and engage with alternative approaches to development issues.
As part of the APORDE initiative, we are pleased to invite you to the following public lecture co-hosted with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa:
by Ben Fine
Date: Thursday 5 May 2011
Time: 18:00 - 19:30 (followed by a cocktail)
Venue: Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre, 155 Bree Street, Newtown
Ben Fine is Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He was a contributing editor to the MERG (Macro-Economic Research Group) policy book, Making Democracy Work: A Framework for Macroeconomic Policy in South Africa, and co-authored with Zavareh Rustomjee, The Political Economy of South Africa: From Minerals-Energy Complex to Industrialisation (1997). He served as international expert on the Presidential Labour Market Commission, South Africa, 1995/1996. He is joint winner of the 2009 Deutscher Prize and the 2009 Gunnar Myrdal Prize.
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