Public Event

The political economy of culture and conflict

October 30, 2018
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM


In 2016 David Yanagizawa-Drott was appointed Professor of Development and Emerging Markets at the University of Zurich, affiliated at the UBS Center. His work is centered around economic development and political economy, with current focus on culture, conflict and globalization. Professor Yanagizawa- Drott’s inaugural lecture will cover the latest evidence on topics such as social norms in job markets and the shaping of labourforce.

His inaugural lecture will take place at the Kunsthalle Zurich and will be open to the public.


Prof. David Yanagizawa-Drott

Prof. David Yanagizawa-Drott


Professor of Development and Emerging Markets, University of Zurich
Prof. David Yanagizawa-Drott


Kunsthalle Zürich
Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zurich