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Dole Institute to host discussion on global poverty, economy

August 28, 2009

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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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Darin Wade 4 years, 7 months ago

as so many readers blame nationalities for our poverty and economize the reason thus putting goverment control is lacking education and common sense.Poverty is the grandfather of Ignorance and unresourcefulness.

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Norma Jeane Baker 4 years, 7 months ago

No, the Chinese and the Japanese don't have better ideas when they move into developing (third world) nations. They exploit just the same.

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JackRipper 4 years, 7 months ago

What a joke, a bunch of gourmet catered eggheads who have had 60 years or more to figure something out and nothing has improved except the exploitation. The Chinese are moving into many of those countries now, maybe they'll have better ideas.

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