09 October, 2009
Public Lecture : Impacts of the global financial crisis on the poor in Fiji
A public lecture on "Impacts of the global financial crisis on the poor in Fiji" will be held on Thursday, 22 October 2009, from 1pm to 2pm at the Fiji Institute of Technology's Raiwai Campus, 2 Carpenter Street, Raiwai, Suva. The presenter will be Dr Sunil Kumar, Lecturer in Economics, University of the South Pacific. The lecture will look at the linkages that brought this crisis to the doorsteps of the poor. Global, as well as local, scenarios are examined and finally policy implications are drawn for small developing countries such as Fiji.