Harvard don to speak on free trade and protectionism at Sri Lanka forum

ECONOMYNEXT – Robert Z. Lawrence Faculty Chair of The Practice of Trade Policy executive program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School, will speak on The Path to Prosperity : Protectionism or Free Trade on Thursday in Colombo.

He is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the US.

Professor Lawrence served as a member of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1998 to 2000. Lawrence has also been a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.


The forum organized by Advocata Institute, Colombo-based think tank, will from 5.45 pm Thursday February 08, at Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute at Horton Place.

The session will be moderated by Murtaza Jafferjee, Chief Executive JB Securities. (Colombo/Feb06/2018)

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