In their new book More Than Good Intentions, Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel explore the power of experimental design to reveal more effective ways to address aspects of global poverty.
ASAP president Thomas Pogge spoke at TEDx Yale on the connection between market incentives and poverty alleviation:
Board member Gilad Tanay spoke at the same TEDx event discussing the ethics of being born in an unfair world:
Undergraduate students in India, the UK and United States will form the core of ASAP’s Global Student Advisory Board. The board is designed as a means of helping students share their insights and energies alongside their ASAP-member instructors, especially in helping ASAP achieve its impact aims for addressing severe poverty.
Inaugural members are Kuldeep Thakre of Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi; Zachary Foreman of Yale University, and Joshua Lindsey-Turner of the University of Birmingham.
Major Student Advisory Board initiatives for 2012 include developing an ongoing ASAP internship program, opening formal ASAP student chapters at several universities, and developing a student-led project in Delhi aimed at helping disadvantaged persons gain better access to their government-sponsored entitlements.
For more information, contact Luis Cabrera at email@example.com.
The concept behind the Global Poverty Project. Catalyzing the movement to end extreme poverty. Come and see a presentation from July 4 onwards.