Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution
On Tuesday, December 5th at 1:00 pm, join Lex Rieffel, nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution for a discussion titled The Rohingya in Myanmar: Understanding the Roots of a Humanitarian Crisis. For the past eight years, Lex Rieffel has focused on the economy of Myanmar during its historic transition to more democratic rule. His most recent policy studies focused on the state enterprise sector and the use of land value capture tools in the development of major investment projects. He writes blog posts on a daily basis for the Brookings Institution and his most recent publication was in the 2013 study he co-authored with James W. Fox on the foreign aid to the new government of Myanmar: Too Much too Soon/ The Dilemma of Foreign Aid to Myanmar.