TIME Annual Lectures 2015
The 2015 TIME Annual Lecture was given by Professor Oriana Bandiera, Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and co-chair of the Health Sector at MIT's Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL).
Oriana Bandiera is the Sir Anthony Atkinson Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, and a fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, CEPR, BREAD and IZA. She is co-editor of Econometrica, vice-president of the European Economic Association, and director of the Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (G²LM|LIC) programme. She serves on the council of the Econometric Society, on board of the International Growth Centre and as vice-president of the Collegio Carlo Alberto. Her research focuses on how monetary incentives and social relationships interact to shape individual choices within organisations, how this shapes labor markets, the allocation of talent and, ultimately, living standards. Her research has been awarded the IZA Young Labor Economist Prize (2008), the Carlo Alberto Medal (2011), the Ester Boserup Prize (2018) and the Yrjö Jahnsson Award(2019). At the LSE she teaches the undergraduate Development Economics course, for which she won a Student Union Award in 2020.
Professor Oriana Bandiera presented on "The Knowns and Unknowns of Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: State of the Art and Future Challenges".