Monthly Inclusive Prosperity Lunch Seminar: Dr. Lorenzo Pellegrini
From October 2019 on, the Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity initiative hosts a monthly lunch seminar. Academics from various fields of research will speak about interesting and relevant topics related to inclusive prosperity. Lunch seminars are usually on the last Thursday of each month from 12:00 to 13:00 and open to everyone. During the seminar, a free sandwich lunch will be provided by the initiative. Our invited speaker in November is Dr. 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 Geoforum, World Development, The Extractive Industries and Society, Capitalism 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.