Duncan Green, Head of Research at Oxfam GB, to present "From Poverty to Power” Nov. 10
Duncan Green, Head of Research at Oxfam GB (Great Britain) and author, will present a public talk titled "From Poverty to Power" at the Woodrow Wilson School at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 10, in Bowl 001, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.
Green has been Oxfam GB’s Head of Research since November 2004. He is the author of “From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens And Effective States Can Change the World.” The book provides critical insights into the massive human and economic costs of inequality and poverty and proposes realistic solutions.
He was previously a Senior Policy Adviser on Trade and Development at the Department for International Development (DFID), where he covered agricultural and non-agricultural trade in goods. He went to DFID on secondment from CAFOD, the Catholic aid agency for England and Wales, where he was a policy analyst on trade and globalization. Prior to DFID, he was Head of Research and Engagement at the Just Pensions project on socially responsible, an advisory board member of the Globalisation and Poverty Programme, and a board member of the Ethical Trading Initiative.
He is the author of several books on Latin America including “Silent Revolution: The Rise and Crisis of Market Economics in Latin America” and “Faces of Latin America.”
This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Center for Human Values. It is free and open to the public.