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