Recent Invited Lectures

Keynote Speaker, United Nations University, The Future of Industrial Work: New Pathways and Policies of Structural Transformation, September 2019

Invited Speaker, NBER Conference on China: Featuring Development Economics, Beijing, China, May 2019

Invited Speaker, SAIS/CARI Johns Hopkins, Catalysts, Competition and Learning: Knowledge, Skills and Technology Transfer in China-Africa Engagements , April 2019

Invited Speaker, United Nations University WIDER, Macro Drivers of Structural Change, March 2019

Invited Panelist, Harvard University, A Forum on Sierra Leone Featuring President Julius Maada, March 2019

Invited Lecturer, International Monetary Fund, Making a Miracle: Diversification and Growth Policies, Training Workshop for IMF Staff, December 2018

Invited Speaker, Upton Forum: The Ideas and Influence of Dani Rodrik, Beloit College, October 2018

Invited Speaker, World Bank Senior Management: Implications of Research for the World Bank Strategy in Africa, Organized by the Office of the Chief Economist for Africa, September 2018

Invited Panelist and Speaker, Annual Bank Conference on Africa: Examining the Challenges and Opportunities of Firm Productivity in Africa, Stanford University, June 2018

Invited Panelist and Speaker, REPOA Annual Research Conference, Towards an Industrializing Society: Why National Competitiveness Matters, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 2018