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Communication and Human Development: The Freedom Connection?

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During the International Development Research Centre's second Harvard Forum, Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Michael Spence joined leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts Yochai Benkler and Clotilde Fonseca in a public discussion of the role of communication and ICTs in human development, growth and poverty reduction. Professor Michael Best moderated the panel, which was hosted by the Berkman Center on the evening of September 23, 2009, in the Ames Courtroom of Harvard Law School and online via live webcast.