USAID Administrator Mark Green Hosts a Conversation with 2019 Nobel Laureate in Economics Michael Kremer, Ph.D.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020
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On February 3, 2020, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will deliver opening remarks during an event titled, "A Conversation with 2019 Nobel Laureate Dr. Michael Kremer," at the Ronald Reagan Building Amphitheater, in Washington, D.C.

Administrator Green will discuss the importance of Dr. Kremer's recent Nobel award to the field of international development and highlight USAID's commitment to innovation and experimentation to improve U.S. foreign assistance. Dr. Michael Kremer is the Co-Founder and Scientific Director of USAID's Development Innovation Ventures and the current Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University.

Learn more about Dr. Kremer's work and recent Nobel prize (the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel) here. To view Dr. Kremer's Nobel lecture, click here. This event is open to press.

WHEN: Monday, February 3, 2020, 3 p.m.- 4 p.m., EST.
Registration opens at 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Amphitheatre
Concourse Level
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004.
Enter via the entrance at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street, N.W.

Media representatives may attend this event upon confirmation of their registration and presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (U.S. Department of State, White House, Congress, U.S. Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center); (2) a media-issued photo identification card; or, (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead to verify their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).