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  • The Future of National Development Banks - Public Panel

    04/20/17   Meeting

    Carnegie Endowment   Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    At the public panel, the four panelists addressed the questions of what the future for development banks looks like.

    Stephany Griffith-Jones argued that we need instruments of long-term finance…

  • The Future of National Development Banks - Final Meeting

    04/19/17   Meeting

    Carnegie Endowment   Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    This is the outcome of a two- year Columbia University’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) research project on national development banks, which has been supported by Brazil’s National Economic and Social Development Bank (BNDES) and the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF).

    In the wake of the 2007/09 North-Atlantic financial crisis, as concern about the limitations of a purely private financial system grew, the positive roles that many national development banks played during the crisis and its aftermath have been increasingly…

  • 2015 IMF/WB Annual Meetings - Side event: Social protection, inequality and growth in times of fiscal consolidation

    03/13/17   Meeting

    ILO Regional Office   Lima, Peru

    Date               8 October 2015

    Opening       Jose Manuel Salazar, ILO Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Panellists     José Antonio Ocampo, Professor Columbia Univ. former Minister of Finance (presentation)

                           Jonathan D. Ostry, Deputy Director of the Research Department, IMF (presentation)

                           Peter Bakvis, Director DC ITUC/Global Unions

                           Isabel Ortiz, Director, Social Protection Department, ILO - Launch of The Decade of Adjustment: A Review of…

  • The Future of National Development Banks

    09/21/16   Meeting

    National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES)   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Research partnership between BNDES/CAF/IPD on the national development banks of Brazil, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Germany and China.
    The project will focus on second tier national development banks –that is those that lend through other financial intermediaries, and not directly; it also includes cases of public sector banks active in project financing for development purposes (in infrastructure), but not public sector commercial banks.

  • Can Intra-African Trade Unlock Africa’s Industrial Potential?

    07/26/16   Speech

    African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)   Mahe, Seychelles

    IPD Co-President Joseph Stiglitz presented at this year's African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) annual meeting in Seychelles. 

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