Conference Agenda

Perspectives on Poverty and Human Development

Link to full program: here

1st Joint Conference of Yale University and the Universidad de San Andrés

Universidad de San Andrés, Vito Dumas 284, Victoria 1644, Buenos Aires

Thursday October 17th

Dinner with U of San Andres and Yale faculty and fellows (Invitation only)

Friday October 18th

  • 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM          Breakfast and registration
  • 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM        Opening remarks (Martín Rossi – UdeSA and Emily Erikson – Yale University)
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM          Keynote lecture by Mushfiq Mobarak: “Adventures in Scaling up Anti-poverty Interventions in Asia and South America” (Introduced by Tommy Murphy)
  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM          Coffee Break
  • 10:50 AM - 12:50 PM          Panel 1: Family Economics and Child Development

Moderator: German Feierherd, UdeSA

Panelists: Costas Meghir, Yale University; Mariano Tommasi, UdeSA; Joanne Tan, Fox Fellow, Singapore Management University

  • 12:50 PM - 2:00 PM          Lunch
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM          Panel 2: Social Innovation, Social Enterprise, and Poverty Alleviation

Moderator: Gabriel Berger, UdeSA

Panelists: Gabriel Berger, UdeSA; Kate Cooney, Yale University; Tony Sheldon, Yale University; Natalya Langburd Wright, Fox Fellow, Harvard Business School

  • 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM          Coffee Break
  • 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM          Panel 3: Perspectives on Poverty

Moderator: Claudia Valeggia, Yale University

Panelists: Luz Horne, UdeSA; Tommy Murphy, UdeSA; David Bargueño, Fox Fellow, U.S. Government  

  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM           Keynote lecture by Walter Sosa Escudero: “Big Data for Social Policy” (Introduced by Eduardo Fernandez-Duque)
  • 7:00 pm            Inauguration Ceremony Fox Fellowship and Cocktail