November 7, 2013

Visiting Professor Researches Job Creation in War-Torn Africa

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By AIMEE CHO

Helping impoverished Africans start their own businesses could be the key to reducing violence in post-conflict societies, according to recent experiments conducted by a Columbia professor.

Alex Hernandez / Staff PhotographerProf. Chris Blattman, politcal science, Columbia University gives a talk Thursday on generating jobs in war-torn parts of Africa.

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