FORA.tv Speaker - Jeffery Hammer
Jeffery Hammer is a Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor in Economic Development at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Previously, Professor Hammer worked for 25 years at the World Bank. While there he held various positions related to public economics, the last three in the New Delhi Office, and was an author of the World Development Report 2004 "Making Services Work for Poor People". Research interests include economic development, public economics and health in poor countries, particularly in Asia and Africa and more particularly in South Asia. Current research is on the quality of medical care in India, absenteeism of teachers and health workers, determinants of health status and improving service delivery through better accountability mechanisms. Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
09.22.12 | 02:03:05 min
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