17 May 2013 Lecture: Daniel Kaufmann: Lessons from Governance and Corruption Challenges

Lessons from Governance and Corruption Challenges Around the World: Including Managing Natural Resources

Dr Daniel Kaufmann, pioneer of innovative approaches to measure and analyze governance and corruption, and former lead economist in the World Bank’s research department and an economist with deep experience in helping countries formulate and carry out governance reforms, will be giving a public lecture about his experiences on Friday, 17 May at the Blavatnik School.

Dr Kaufmann is currently President of the Revenue Watch Institute. Kaufmann also serves as a senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution. He previously served as a director of the World Bank Institute. He held senior management positions focused on governance, finance and anti-corruption, and was lead economist is the World Bank’s research department. He was first Chief of Mission of the World Bank to Ukraine, worked on capacity building in Latin America and on economic reforms in Africa.

  • Kaufmann, a Chilean, received an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics at Harvard, and a B.A. in economics and statistics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has authored hundreds of scholarly articles, presentations and policy briefs on governance, corruption
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 12:00
BSG Lecture Theatre, 10 Merton Street