Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Talk by Raquel Fernandez: "Women's Rights and Development"

February 18th, 2011
12 noon

Location
Tilton 301

The Tulane Department of Economics’ third guest speaker of the 2011 spring semester is Raquel Fernandez of New York University.

In 2010, Professor Fernandez was the Keynote Speaker at the inaugural conference of the Political Economy of Reforms at Mannheim University. She currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA).

The title of Professor Fernández’s talk is “Women’s Rights and Development.” Click here, for a pdf. Hard copies are available in Tilton 206.

Feel free to bring your lunch!

For more information please contact Paul Watson, pwatson@tulane.edu or 865-5869.

The Economics Department Speaker Series is made possible by the generous assistance of the Murphy Institute of Political Economy.

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