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Dole Institute to host discussion on global poverty, economy

August 28, 2009


The Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University will host an event focusing on relieving poverty and encouraging economic development throughout the developing world.

The event, “Global Solutions for Global Poverty,” will feature an interview with John Page, former chief economist for the Africa region of the World Bank.

It is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Dole Institute.

Page is an adviser to the African Development Bank and the Global Development Network, and is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

The forum is free and open to the public.


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