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Economics Alumnus is New USAID Administrator

January 7, 2010
Rajiv Shah Swearing In as USAID Administrator

Rajiv Shah Swearing In as USAID Administrator

Dr. Rajiv Shah, '95econ was sworn in as the new administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on January 7. See video.

Less than a week later, U.S. President Barack Obama named Shah to be the government's unified disaster coordinator for U.S. rescue and recovery efforts in Haiti following the devastating earthquake there on Jan. 12. See more.