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Oct. 4, 2017 | Disability, Health and Human Development

The Economics Department and the Faculty Working Group on Disability

present a:

Book Talk: Disability, Health and Human Development

By Sophie Mitra

Fordham University, Department of Economics


Wednesday October 4th, 2017

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm


 The event will have ASL interpretation and will be wheelchair accessible.

Information: The seminar will be in RH (Hughes Hall 313) and in LC (Lowenstein 802) linked by videoconference. Space is limited. Refreshments will be served. The speaker will be in RH.  Feel free to forward this invitation to others who might be interested.


Please RSVP  at this link and contact us for any disability access or accommodation question at .


Abstract: This book introduces the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing. The model is applied using internationally comparable panel survey data for Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda.


Speaker: Sophie Mitra is Professor of Economics at Fordham University. She is a Fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association and Senior Research Associate at the Center for International Policy Studies at Fordham.

This is part of Fordham University’s Department of Economics Seminar series and the Seminar onDisability Research across Disciplines,  a seminar series organized by the Faculty Working Group on Disability and funded by the Provost Office.

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