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IAD Seminar: Urbanization in Africa, with Implications for Both Economic Transformation and Democratization

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Uris Hall, G08
Central Campus

Danielle Resnick is a Senior Research Fellow in IFPRI’s Development Strategies and Governance Division (DSGD). Previously she worked as a Research Fellow at the UN University–World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki, Finland, where she managed projects on the political economy of food price policy, foreign aid and democracy, decentralization and urban service delivery, and Africa’s emerging middle class. Her work has appeared in African Affairs, Comparative Political Studies, Democratization, Development Policy Review, Journal of Modern African Studies, Party Politics, and World Development. She is a contributor and co-editor of Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unraveling the Impact of Foreign Aid (Oxford University Press, 2013) and the author of Urban Poverty and Party Populism in African Democracies (Cambridge University Press, 2013). She has received fellowships from the Social Science Research Council, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, and the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell University. She has lived in and conducted fieldwork in a number of African countries, including Botswana, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Senegal, and Zambia. She has a PhD in political science from Cornell University.

Event Type

Seminar

Departments

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Institute for African Development, Global Cornell

Website

https://iad.einaudi.cornell.edu/

Cost

Free

Contact E-Mail

er26@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Evangeline Ray

Contact Phone

6072555499

Speaker

Danielle Resnick

Speaker Affiliation

IFPRI

Disability Access Information

Wheelchair accessible

Open To

Public

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