This event is co-hosted by the Oxford Martin School and the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI).
Monitoring Global Poverty, the report of the Commission on Global Poverty chaired by Sir Tony Atkinson, will be launched on Friday 4 November at the Oxford Martin School. The Commission was set up by the World Bank’s Chief Economist to advise the World Bank on “how to measure and monitor global poverty” in monetary and non-monetary domains.
Tony Atkinson will present the Report and its Recommendations, while Panelists will draw out points of mention.
Panel 1 (3 - 4.30pm)
Professor Sabina Alkire, Director, OPHI, Member of the Commission
Professor Robert Allen, Global Distinguished Professor of Economic History, New York University Abu Dhabi, Member of the Commission
Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Lead Investigator, INET Oxford, Chair of the Commission
Professor James Foster, Oliver T Carr Professor, George Washington University, Member of the Commission
Pali Lehohla, Statistician-General of South Africa
Natalie Quinn, Career Development Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Oxford
Achim Steiner, Director, Oxford Martin School (Chair)
Panel 2 (5 - 6.15pm)
Mihika Chatterjee, Doctoral Candidate, Green Templeton College
Professor Stefan Dercon, Professor of Economic Policy, Blavatnik School of Government; Chief Economist of DFID; Member of the Commission
Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Advisor, Oxfam GB
Dr Dean Jolliffe, Senior Economist, World Bank
Professor Denise Lievesley, Principal, Green Templeton College (Chair)
This event is open to all
About the Atkinson Commission
The Cover Note to the report by World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer, Ana Revenga Senior Director, Poverty and Equity Global Practice and Francisco H. G. Ferreira Senior Advisor, Development Research Group is available here.