Dr Lederman will present his recent research piece prepared with William F. Maloney, Lead Economist from the Development Economics Research Group of the World Bank. Dr Maloney has published extensively on issues related to international trade and finance, informality, developing country labour markets, innovation and growth. Dr Lederman will be accompanied by his colleague, Alberto Behar. Alberto studied at the University of Cape Town and attained his
doctorate in Economics from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining the World Bank, he was a post-doctoral research fellow in the Centre for the Study of African Economies in Oxford and he has published in the fields of Labour Economics and International Trade.
Please note that a draft of the manuscript can be found at: