12:30—2:00 PM
Auditorium J1-050, World Bank J Building, 701 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Reforming the Unreformable: Lessons from Nigeria

CGD's Todd Moss will be a discussant at this World Bank InfoShop event

Reforming the Unreformable: Lessons from Nigeria

Friday, December 7, 2012
12:30pm – 2:00pm

**Coffee and cookies will be served**

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Federal Republic of Nigeria

Lead Reviewer
Homi Kharas
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Global Economy and Development Program Brooking Institution

Todd Moss
Vice President for Programs and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

Brian Pinto
Senior Adviser, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management World Bank

Corrupt, mismanaged, and seemingly hopeless: that was the generally held view of Nigeria in the early 2000s. Then Nigeria implemented a sweeping set of economic and political reforms, repositioning Nigeria’s economy in ways that helped create a more diversified springboard for steadier long-term growth. This book tells the story of this reform process, driven by a team of dedicated and politically committed reformers led by the author.


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