23 July 2012
World Bank researcher to speak in Melbourne
A senior World Bank researcher will address a free public seminar at RMIT University tomorrow (Tuesday) between 4pm and 5pm.
He is available for interview from early tomorrow morning.
Michael Woolcock is the Lead Social Development Specialist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank, and a lecturer in public policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
He is a co-founder of the Bank’s Justice for the Poor program (a 10-country program of operational research on justice institutions from a user’s perspective), and contributed to both the 2001 and 2006 World Development reports.
An Australian native, his book Contesting Development: Participatory Projects and Local Conflict Dynamics in Indonesia, analyses a highly successful development program.
What: A free public seminar on evaluation of complex development interventions
When: Tuesday, 24 July, 4pm-5pm
Where: Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Storey Hall, RMIT, 342 Swanston Street
For interviews: RMIT University, Marketing and Communications, Kevin Slack, (03) 9925 3176, 0439 499 008 or email@example.com