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Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: a snapshot from the World Health Survey

UCL Global Disability Research Group

Thursday, May 5, 2011 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (BST)

London, United Kingdom

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We are very pleased to invite you to attend the third seminar in our new 2011 seminar series on global disability research, jointly organised by the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Centre for International Health and Development, and funded by UCL Futures.

Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: a snapshot from the World Health Survey

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Dr Sophie Mitra, Ph.D is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Fordham University with research interests in applied microeconomics, including in the following fields: development, employment, disability and health, and agricultural commodity markets. Dr Mitra is also the director of the Social Justice and Policy Research Unit of CIPS (Center for International Policy Studies) at Fordham. Dr Mitra earned her doctorate in Economics from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne in France in 2001. Before doing her doctorate, Dr Mitra was a development practitioner and worked for the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London. Dr Mitra has been published in many peer-reviewed journals including the American Economic Review, World Development, Applied Economics Letters and the South African Journal of Economics.

 

Timings and Location:

The seminar will take place on the 5th May 2011 from 4pm-6pm and will be followed by a drinks reception.

Room B, 2nd Floor
Institute of Child Health, UCL
30 Guilford Street
WC1N 1EH London
United Kingdom


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When & Where


Room B, 2nd Floor
Institute of Child Health, UCL
30 Guilford Street
WC1N 1EH London
United Kingdom

Thursday, May 5, 2011 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (BST)


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UCL Global Disability Research Group

The UCL Global Disability Research Group focuses on disability research in the areas of global health and international development. It is comprised of faculty members and students from the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, which is based in the Institute of Child Health.

The research group is a partner of UCL's current Grand Challenge of Global Health initiative, and has strong interdisciplinary links with departments throughout UCL, as well as strong ties to researchers working on disability issues worldwide.

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