Poverty Seminar Videos

January 21, 2016
Achieving Food Security for All in the Foreseeable Future

Pinstrup-Andersen discusses what it will take to achieve food security for all in the foreseeable future.
December 18, 2015
Socioeconomic Status, Parental Investments and the Development of Conscientiousness
Rand Conger, Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at UC Davis, gives the annual Ricciuti Lecture.
April 26, 2015
Cornell and Global Poverty Reduction: Philanthropy, Policy and Scholarship
Speakers include Chris Barrett, ISS’ Poverty theme project team leader
March 24, 2014
Persistent Poverty in Africa: Why and How You Can Help
Chris Barrett, ISS’ Persistent Poverty Team Leader and Prof. of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
Talk was hosted by Heifer International
September 25, 2013
Food vs. Cash
Chris Barrett, ISS’ Persistent Poverty Team Leader and Prof. of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University,
Sponsored by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
September 20, 2013
“Food for the Future: Where Are We Going and How Do We Get There?”
Chris Barrett, ISS’ Persistent Poverty Team Leader and Prof. of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
Johannes Lehmann, Crop and Soil Sciences
Rebecca Nelson, Plant Pathology and Plant-microbe Biology
Syed Rizvi, Food Science
Michael E. Van Amburgh, Animal Science
Sponsored by International Programs – CALS
June 25, 2012
Environmental Risks and Community Response to Hydraulic Fracturing
Susan Christopherson, Professor of City and Regional Planning and ISS’ Persistent Poverty Team Member
Anthony Ingraffea, Professor of City and Regional Planning
April 6, 2011
Persistent Poverty Capstone Lecture
Chris Barrett, ISS Persistent Poverty Team Leader and Prof. of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
June 18, 2010
Development of the World’s First insurance for African Pastoralist Herders
Andrew Mude (Cornell Economics PhD ’06), IBLI team leader,
International Livestock Research Institute
Related to the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
May 12, 2010
Nutrition in Early Life: What is Optimal?
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Kahn University Medical Center (Karachi, Pakistan) Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
May 12, 2010
Interventions in Early Life to Promote Child Development 
Maureen Black, Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
May 12, 2010
Long-Term Effects of the Nurse Family Partnership on Children
John Eckenrode, Human Development, Cornell University (Ithaca, New York)Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
May 12, 2010
Long-Term Effects of an Early Life Intervention in Guatemala
Reynaldo Martorell, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University (Atlanta, GA)Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
May 13, 2010
Early Results on Opportunity NYC-Family Rewards: A Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Pilot Project
James A. Riccio, MDRC (New York, NY)Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
May 13, 2010
Discussion of Riccio Presentation
Mark Constas, Education, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
Kirabo Jackson, Labor Economics, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
February 11, 2010
Transit’s Dirty Little Secret: The Divergence of Public Policy and Transit Use by the Poor
Brian D. Taylor, Department of Urban Planning, UCLA
Moving Out of Poverty: The Economic and Environmental Impact of Programs Aimed at Mitigating Spatial Mismatch
Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
October 13, 2009
Why Don’t We See Poverty Convergence?
Martin Ravallion, World Bank
Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
October 13, 2009
Looking Forward – Asset-based Approaches to Poverty and Economic Mobility
Michael Carter, Prof. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and University of Wisconsin-MadisonSponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
October 13, 2009
Human Capital and Socio-Economic Mobility
Paul Glewwe, Prof. of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
October 13, 2009
Mobility and Intertemporal Poverty
Jean-Yves Duclos, Prof. of Economics, Université de LavalSponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
September 9, 2009
Hunger and Food Insecturity in the US: History, Correlates and Dynamics
Christine Olson, Persistent Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Nutritional Sciences
Persistent Poverty Seminar Series
Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project
April 22, 2009
Persistent Poverty and Upward Mobility
 Kick-off Lecture
Chris Barrett, ISS Persistant Poverty Team Leader and Janice G. Ashley, Prof. of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
Sponsored by the ISS Persistent Poverty Theme Project