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NEW IDEAS IN DEVELOPMENT AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS CONFERENCE
April 22-23, 2009
The New Ideas in Development After the Financial Crisis Conference, sponsored by CGD and the Bernard L. Schwartz Forum on Constructive Capitalism, was held on April 22nd and 23rd, 2009. The goal of the conference was to examine the implications of the global financial crisis on existing development strategies. Panels of distinguished academics and policy practitioners explored how different regions of the developing world are interpreting this crisis and how they are likely to respond on a national and international level.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Opening Remarks Access transcript (pdf, 73K) Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development Francis Fukuyama, Director of International Development, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University Bernard L. Schwartz, Chairman, BLS Investments LLC
Panel I: Causes of the global financial crisis and the implications for national development strategies Access Panel I transcript (pdf, 176K)
Moderator: Roger Leeds, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Panelists: Larry Diamond, Hoover Center, Stanford University Anne Krueger, Johns Hopkins SAIS Arvind Subramanian, Johns Hopkins SAIS, Center for Global Development John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Panel II: Interpretations and implications of the global financial crisis: An Asian perspective Access Panel II transcript (pdf, 204K)
Moderator: Pieter Bottelier, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Panelists: Yasheng Huang, MIT, Sloan School of Business Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania Mitsurhiro Maeda, Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies Ramkishen Rajan, George Mason University
Thursday, April 23, 2009 Panel III: Interpretations and implications of the global financial crisis: An African, European, and Latin American perspective Access Panel III transcript (pdf, 169K)
Moderator: Todd Moss, Center for Global Development
Panelists: Santiago Levy, Inter-American Development Bank Benno Ndulu, Bank of Tanzania Jose-Antonio Ocampo, Columbia University SIPA Mitchell Orenstein, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Panel IV: New approaches to international cooperation and institutions after the crisis Access Panel IV transcript (pdf, 176K)
Moderator: Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Center for Global Development
Panelists: Kemal Dervis, Brookings Institution Justin Lin, World Bank Sebastian Mallaby, Maurice Greenberg Center For Geoeconomic Studies Minxin Pei, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Panel V: Going forward: New ideas in development for a new world Access Panel V transcript (pdf, 191K)
Moderator: Jessica Einhorn, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Panelists: Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for Peace Michael Clemens, Center for Global Development (Listen to this presentation) Danny Leipziger, World Bank Lant Pritchett, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Closing Remarks Access transcript (pdf, 88K) Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development Francis Fukuyama, Director of International Development, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University