Professor Andrew Massey awarded Ragnar Nurkse Visiting Professorship

Professor Andrew Massey was appointed to the University of Tallinn’s Ragnar Nurkse Visiting Professorship.  He taught a course entitled Development Policies and Globalization during during May. As the second holder of this prestigeous Visiting Chair, the course attracted students from a wide range of Estonian development-related organizations including Humana Estonia, the Estonian Roundtable for Development Cooperation, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Agriculture.

The course lasted from May 10th until May 22nd 2012 and discussed a variety of topics related to economic development and globalization including outsourcing, the role of technology, innovation, modernization, multi-level governance, and New Public Management. It also included a faculty seminar for the Department of Public Administration in which Professor Massey discussed some of his recent work on the similarities between concepts “Social Innovation” and “Public Governance”.

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