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FPD Chief Economist Talks

The FPD Chief Economist Talks are a series of monthly events designed to bring leading minds to speak at the World Bank Group. Past and future speakers in this series include Ross Levine, Charles Calomiris, Susan Lund, Jonathan Morduch, and many others.

The Talks are hosted by Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Director of Development Policy in the World Bank's Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) and the Chief Economist of Financial and Private Sector Development Network (FPD). After joining the Bank in 1989 as a Young Economist, she has been in different divisions of the Research Group, working on financial sector issues and advising on financial sector policy. Find out more about Asli on her webpage.


Upcoming Events in the FPD Chief Economist Talk Series


Country office staff members interested in participating are encouraged to contact Honglin Li. 


Previous Events in the FPD Chief Economist Talk Series

 

Banking the World
Jonathan Morduch, Professor of Public Policy and Economics
NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
February 26, 2013
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The Impacts of Microfinance
Joseph Kaboski, Professor,
University of Notre Dame
January 16, 2013
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Supranational regulation – how much and for whom?
Thorsten Beck, Professor
Tilburg University
December 12, 2012
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Behavioral Design: A New Approach to Development Policy
Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor of Economics
Harvard University
November 13, 2012
Read more about Prof. Mullainathan
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Africa at work: Job Creation and Inclusive Growth
Susan Lund, Director of Research
McKinsey Global Institute
October 24, 2012
Read more about Dr. Lund
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