Inclusive Prosperity Lunch Seminar: Dr. Lorenzo Pellegrini

"Maria’s Paradox: Oil Extraction and the Misery of Missing Development Alternatives in the Ecuadorian Amazon."
Thursday 28 Nov 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Spoken Language
Polak Building
Campus Woudestein
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In the last months of 2019, the Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity initiative will host three lunch seminars. Academics from various fields of research will speak about interesting and relevant topics related to inclusive prosperity. During the seminar, a free sandwich lunch will be provided by the initiative. In order to have enough sandwiches and keep spillage to a minimum, registration is required. The speaker for this edition is Dr. Lorenzo Pellegrini.

Lorenzo Pellegrini

Lorenzo Pellegrini, PhD is Associate Professor of Economics of Environment and Development at the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University (ISS) in The Hague, The Netherlands, and Adjunct Professor at the University San Francisco of Quito, Ecuador. He received his PhD from the VU University of Amsterdam.

His research interests include the socio-environmental impact of extractive industries, environmental justice, impact evaluation, institutions and corruption. Recent publications have appeared in GeoforumWorld DevelopmentThe Extractive Industries and SocietyCapitalism Nature Socialism and Conservation Letters. Countries of research experience include Bhutan, Bolivia, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Italy, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Rwanda, and Vietnam. Lorenzo has also led and participated in a number of research and capacity building projects in the Global South. He teaches courses on research methodology, development economics, development theory, sustainable development, and ecological economics.


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