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Policy Seminar: "The World of Forking Paths: Latin America and the Caribbean Facing Global Economic Risks"

Date: 12 Apr 2012

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Washington, DC, United States

IDB, 1300 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Room: Andres Bello 1-2, 9th Floor 

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The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invites you to participate in a panel discussion seminar of its 2012 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report:  The World of Forking Paths .

Zanny Minton (The Economist), Michael Gavin (Barclays Capital), Andrew Powell (IDB),  Nemat (Minouche) Shafik (International Monetary Fund, IMF), and Philip Suttle (Institute of International Finance) will discuss the divergent paths that the world economy may take and the potential effects on Latin America and the Caribbean of an economic crisis in Europe and a mild deceleration in China’s growth.

Discuss the vulnerabilities and strengths of the region, how countries can address the existing vulnerabilities, and how they can perfect their policy tools to minimize the effects of external crises. 


Introduction and Welcoming Remarks: Santiago Levy, IDB

Presenter: Andrew Powell, IDB

Moderator: Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist

Michael Gavin, Barclays Capital
Phil Suttle, Institute of International Finance
Nemat (Minouche) Shafik, International Monetary Fund 

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