Institute for Historical Studies and Govt. Dept. present Dr. Gareth Austin
Wed, March 11, 2009 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM • GAR 1.102
Dr. Gareth Austin specializes in the study of global economic history, especially economic development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. He is particularly interested in viewing contemporary development issues in historical perspective, and is considering the contributions of so-called New Economic History, rational choice theories, and social structural theories to explain patterns of change across time and space.
He is the author of Labour, Land and Capital in Ghana: From Slav