DACOR: Erroneous Estimates: How South Korea and Burma (Myanmar) Upended Early Development Expectations

Start Date/Time: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 10:00
End Date/Time: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 12:00
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Professor David Steinberg is a specialist on Burma-Myanmar, the Korean Peninsula, Southeast Asia and U.S. policy in Asia. He is Distinguished Professor of Asian Studies at Georgetown University, and was for ten years director of Asia Studies there. Previously he was a Representative of the Asia Foundation in Korea, Hong Kong, Burma and Washington, DC; Distinguished Professor of Korea Studies, Georgetown University; and President of the Mansfield Center for Pacific Affairs. Earlier, as a member of the Senior Foreign Service, U.S. Agency for International Development, Department of State, he was Director for Technical Assistance in Asia and the Middle East, and Director for Philippines, Thailand and Burma Affairs. He spent three years in Thailand with the USAID Regional Office. He is the author of fourteen books and monographs. This event costs $5. This event is co-hosted by DACOR & UAA.