Globalization, Innovation, and Inequality: The 2018 Leontief Prize

Location: 1 The Green

Date: April 17, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Sponsor: Global Development and Environment Institute

Cost: Free

On April 17, 2018, The Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE), affiliated with Tufts University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, will award its 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought to Mariana Mazzucato and Branko Milanovic. This year's award recognizes Dr. Mazzucato for her path-breaking research on the positive role of governments in fostering innovation and Dr. Milanovic for his vital contributions to measuring and responding to global income inequality. As part of the ceremony, awardees will lecture on the theme of "Globalization, Innovation and Inequality." A light dinner reception at 5:30 will follow the ceremony. This event is free and open to the public.