The future of development (now on video)

Let’s face it: panel presentations are typically dreadful. I sat on a superb one two weeks ago at a Yale Law School conference: “Assessing Development Debates from the Ground”. The link takes you to straight to the video.

Speed past my blathering on industry and development. This is not false modesty. AIDS activist Greg Gonsalves and humanitarian-of-all-trades Michael Kleinman give outstanding reflections on development from the field. Michael points to one of my favorite books too: Seeing Like a State.

See the symposium schedule here. You can also view Bill Easterly’s keynote, and panels on the MDGs at 10 years and aid, corruption, conflict and democracy.