Guest Lecture

The long-run impacts of improving child health: the case of deworming

Michael Kremer (Harvard University)
March 16, 2018 | 16:30 - 18:00 | RAA-G-15

Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University, will deliver a public lecture on child health, focusing on the improvement of child health in developing countries. Kremer’s recent research examines education, health, water, and agriculture in developing countries. He has been named as one of Scientific American’s 50 researchers of the year, and has won awards for his work on health economics, agricultural economics, and on Latin America. He helped develop the advance market commitment (AMC) for vaccines to stimulate private investment in vaccine research and the distribution of vaccines for diseases in the developing world. In the fall of 2010 he became the founding Scientific Director of Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) at USAID.

Entry is free, no registration required. However, seating is limited and on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.