The Birth of Humanitarian Economics

Level: beginner
Gilles Carbonnier | The Graduate Institute of Geneva, 2015

Perspective: Other
Format: Teaching Material, Duration: 4:51

Gilles Carbonnier, Professor of Development Economics and Director of Studies at The Graduate Institute Geneva, explains the emerging field of Humanitarian Economics. It analyses how economics can help to better grasp and respond to humanitarian crises, and why capturing market dynamics - including the humanitarian market itself, or in relation to e.g. kidnapping and detention in war - has become critical.