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CGD Conversations on COVID-19
Conversations on COVID-19 Series

Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: Lawrence Summers

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 10:00am ET


Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University and CGD Chairman of the Board, Lawrence Summers, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will discuss the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how the multilateral system can scale up its contribution to that effort, and how COVID-19 will shape the future of development.

Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: In this series, CGD President Masood Ahmed discusses the economic and development challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with policymakers and thought-leaders in the development community. They cover a variety of topics ranging from the adoption of pandemic response strategies for low-income and fragile countries, to how best the international community can help governments, to private sector impact and how DFIs can help.

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