Talks by Jean de Kervasdoué, Professor of Economics
On the 11th and 12th of April, the Embassy of France in collaboration with the Think Tank "Today Public Policy Institute” and the university of Malta, will welcome Jean de Kervasdoué, Professor of Economics, who will present two conferences.
“The Precautionary Principle: “From Environment to Health, Is the Precautionary Principle a Help or a Hindrance?" The example of France”, on 11th April at 6pm at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Valletta;
“What can we learn from half-a-century of cross-national comparisons in health policy research? Learn about, learn why, learn from ?”, on 12th April 2011, at 12.30pm at the South Auditorium, Faculty of Health Sciences, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida,
An agronomy engineer at the Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon, a graduate of Cornell University (USA) where he was awarded an MBA and a PhD in socio-economics, a member of the Academy of Technology, former Director General of hospitals, Prof de Kervasdoué holds the chair in economics and management of health services of the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts in Paris.
He focused his research on innovations in the health sector, the management and sector policy, and evaluation of public policies. He is the author of seventeen books and over two hundred articles. His most recent standpoint shows his opposition to the principle of precaution (“preachers of the apocalypse, Plon editions, 2007”)
- Invitation for the conference to be held on Monday 11th of April at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malta (PDF - 156.7 kb)