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  • The Future of National Development Banks - Public Panel

    04/20/17   Meeting

    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.

  • The Future of National Development Banks - Final Meeting

    04/19/17 - 04/20/17   Meeting

    Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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    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 Future of National Development Banks

    09/15/16 - 09/16/17   Meeting

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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    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

    Mahe, Seychelles

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

  • 2016 Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development, and Globalization

    07/04/16 - 07/18/16   Graduate Workshop

    Bangalore, India

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    The goal of the workshop is to bring together graduate students studying development studies at a sufficiently advanced stage of their dissertation work to be able to discuss and receive feedback on their research. There are two distinct parts: a series of lectures given by leading scholars and practitioners will deal with a range of economic, political and social issues pertaining to development and poverty, and secondly, students will refine their research and presentation skills within...

  • The Quality of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Workshop of the JICA-IPD Task Force on Africa

    06/06/16 - 06/07/16   Meeting

    New York, New York, United States

    The Quality of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Workshop of the JICA-IPD Task Force on Africa Image

    This workshop focuses on the quality of growth in Africa (South of the Sahara) on June 7-8 at Columbia University, New York. The broad themes that we aim to focus on are indicated below, they will be narrowed down to tractable topics in the light of the interests and availability of invited participants and your suggestions, especially on what interests you, are welcome:

    Inequality (including placing Africa in the global context)

    Climate Change (Africa Post COP 21)

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  • Fiscal Governance at Times of Slow Growth

    04/17/16 - 04/18/16   Meeting

    Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    This is the fourth annual IPD-FEPS conference.  This conference will focus on the important topic of challenges for fiscal policy and rules in the context of the risk of slowdown of the world economy. The objective of the seminar is to discuss fiscal rules, identifying key issues and problems. These will include a discussion of the Fiscal...

  • The Role of the State in Economic Growth in East Asia

    03/31/16   Meeting

    Beijing, China

    IPD in collaboration with Tsinghua University and as part of Columbia University President's Global Innovation Fund, the Center on Global Economic Governance (CGEG) is conducting policy-oriented research into Strategies for Growth: The Changing Role of the State. This three-year project is being undertaken in collaboration with the Columbia...

  • The 2nd Latin America-China Conference: China-LAC Development Collaboration - A "New Normal"?

    03/21/16   Meeting

    Shanghai, China

    Following the success of the first IPD conference on Latin America and the China Macroeconomic Landscape in Beijing on August 2015, IPD joins the Inter-American Dialogue and Fudan University to host the second Latin America-China workshop in Shanghai on March 21st, 2016. Different from the Beijing meeting that focused on raising public...

  • International Policy Rules and National Inequalities: Implications for Global Economic Governance

    01/19/16   Meeting

    New York, New York, United States

    On Jan 19 2016, IPD hosted a one-day conference on the effects of international policy rules on national inequalities. Topics of discussion include; globalization and rising inequalities, neo-liberal policies, tax competition, capital account regulations, dispute resolution of investment agreements, intellectual property rights, comparisons of...

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