Guest
David Aktin, Assistant Professor of Economics

Previous Episodes

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November 12, 2014
Guest: Graeme Auld, Visiting Associate Professor of Canadian Studies and Political Science
Subject: The rise and evolution of forest, coffee, and fisheries certification

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November 5, 2014
Guest: Louisa Lombard, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Subject: Central African Republic

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October 29, 2014
Guest: Howard Dean, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute
Subject: U.S. foreign policy

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October 22, 2014
Guest: Carlos Eire, Professor of History and Religious Studies
Subject: What it’s like to write two very different kinds of history

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October 15, 2014
Guest: Raila Odinga, former prime minister of Kenya
Subject: The state of democracy in Africa

 

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Episode: January 29, 2014

30:50

Professor Atkin's primary fields are trade and development. His research focuses on evaluating the impacts of trade liberalization on the poor in the developing world. We talk with Professor Atkin about his work on rug exporting in Egypt and manufacturing soccer balls in Pakistan.

Learn more about David Atkin