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  • The Future of National Development Banks

    09/21/16   Meeting

    BNDES , 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

    Seychelles , African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank

    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

    Wipro Learning Centre, Wipro Technologies   Bangalore, India

    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 Secondly, students will refine their research and presentation skills within assigned small groups under the guidance of faculty…

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

    06/06/16-06/07/16   Meeting

    Room 1512, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) Columbia University   New York , New York, United States

    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)
     Sustaining Growth and transformation (after the commodity…

  • Fiscal Governance at Times of Slow Growth

    04/17/16-04/18/16   Meeting

    Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institute   Washington DC, 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…

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