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New Ideas in Development after the Financial Crisis

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - 1:00pm to Thursday, April 23, 2009 - 5:00pm
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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
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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 
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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 
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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 
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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 
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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

Keynote Address: Multilateralism and the Role of the IMF in the Financial Crisis
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund 
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Panel V: Going forward: New ideas in development for a new world 
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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 
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Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development 
Francis Fukuyama, Director of International Development, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

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