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Departmental Seminar: Michael KREMER (Harvard)


Michael KREMER is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a Presidential Faculty Fellowship, and was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Kremer’s recent research examines education, health, water, and agriculture in developing countries.  He 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.

Michael KREMER will present a paper, joint with Kevin CARNEY, Xinyue LIN, Gautam RAOAT, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme:

The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans (link to Abstract, PDF)

More about Michael KREMER and his research

The next Departmental Seminar will host John KNOWLES on October 22nd.

Date: Mon, 2018/10/15 - 14:45 - 16:15
Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des Saints Pères - ROOM H 405