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    Dr Dambisa Moyo receives the Thomas Kettle Award

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    Dr Dambisa Moyo receives the Thomas Kettle Award

    • 17 Oct 2016 to 17 Oct 2016
    • FitzGerald Chamber, UCD Student Centre
    • Economics Society

    Event Description

    Dambisa Moyo (born 2 February 1969) is a Zambian-born international economist and author who analyzes the macroeconomy and global affairs. Dr Moyo has been listed in Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Dr Moyo also has a PhD in Economics from Oxford University as well as a master in public administration from Harvard University. She has written three New York Times bestselling books: Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa (2009), How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – And the Stark Choices that Lie Ahead (2011), and Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World (2012). Moyo currently serves on the boards of Barclays Bank, the financial services group, SABMiller, the global brewer, and Barrick Gold, the global miner. She worked for two years at the World Bank and eight years at Goldman Sachs before becoming an author and international public speaker.