Jayati Ghosh Joins WHO Council on Health for All


PERI researcher Jayati Ghosh has been appointed to the World Health Organization’s new Council on the Economics of Health for All
. According to the WHO, the 11-person Council’s focus is on “new strategies to shape economies and financial systems with the objective of building healthy societies that are just, inclusive, equitable and sustainable. It will incorporate lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Léonce Ndikumana Receives Carnegie Fellowship


PERI researcher Léonce Ndikumana has been named a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Ndikumana is the first University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty member to receive this honor. Ndikumana is one of the world’s foremost researchers on the critical problem of capital flight from African countries. Ndikumana will use his fellowship to support his ongoing research and policy advising on how to control capital flight out of Africa. See PERI interview with Ndikumana below.

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