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Professor Ian Goldin - 'Mind the Gap: Politics, Economics and Technological Change'

Professor Ian Goldin delivered his lecture on 5 December 2012. A video is available below:


Professor Ian Goldin Professor Ian Goldin took up his position as the first Director of the Oxford Martin School in September 2006. He was Vice President of the World Bank (2003-2006) and prior to that the Bank's Director of Development Policy (2001-2003). He served on the Bank's senior management team and was directly responsible for its relationship with the UK and all other European, North American and developed countries. Professor Goldin led the Bank's collaboration with the United Nations and other partners and as Director of Development Policy, played a pivotal role in the research and strategy agenda of the Bank. From 1996 to 2001 he was Chief Executive and Managing Director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and served as an advisor to President Nelson Mandela. He succeeded in transforming the Bank to become the leading agent of development in the 14 countries of Southern Africa.