Economist Leonard Wantchekon delivers Kuznets Lecture on economic development

by Andrik Garcia Higareda
April 3, 2022

In the 31st Annual Kuznets Lecture, former Yale professor Leonard Wantchekon explored the political mechanisms behind developmental economics.

The lecture, hosted by the Yale Economic Growth Center, is named after Nobel laureate Simon Kuznets, who established the Economic Growth Center, and it features economists who contribute to the field of economic development. Wantchekon, who is currently a professor at Princeton, discussed the removal of political barriers to developmental policy implementation in his lecture. 

Read more on the Yale Daily News website.