HDCA’s Health & Disability Thematic Group’s Webinar on: “Disability and Poverty: Results from Multidimensional Poverty Studies”

The webinar included presentations by two panelists, Sophie Mitra and Jean-Francois Trani, followed by questions and answers.

Panelist and Moderator: Sophie Mitra

Sophie Mitra, Ph.D is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Fordham University and co-coordinator for the Health and Disability Thematic Group of HDCA. Sophie  Mitra’s main research interests are related to disability and development.

Panelist: Jean-Francois Trani

Jean-Francois Trani, Ph.D is an assistant professor at the Brown School of Social Work and Public Health, Washington University, St Louis. He carried out as principal investigator the National Disability Survey in Afghanistan. He has recently contributed to several large scale surveys on disability and vulnerability in Africa (Sudan, Sierra Leone), Nepal and India.