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16:00 - 19:00 5 May 2011

Disability and poverty in developing countries: A snapshot from the World Health Survey


Room B, 2nd Floor | Institute of Child Health (link Map)
30 Guilford Street | London | WC1N 1EH |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
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Dr Sophie Mitra, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Fordham University, 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.

In this seminar Dr Sophie Mitra will use the World Health Survey to give an overview of disability and poverty.

This is the third seminar in the 2011 seminar series on global disability research, organised by the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Centre for International Health and Development.


Ellie Cole
+44 (0)20 3108 3146 | ellie.cole@ucl.ac.uk


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