Making Growth Happen: Implementing Policies for Competitive Industries
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Time: 09:00 a.m. - 12:30: a.m EDT approx. (13:00 – 16:30 GMT or convert time)
Location: World Bank Headquarters and Online
Nobel Prize-winning economist, Joseph Stiglitz will speak during the opening of the conference: “Making Growth Happen: Implementing Policies for Competitive Industries,” on October 16 at 9 am at the World Bank, followed by a conversation moderated by Janamitra Devan, Vice President and Head of Network, Financial and Private Sector Development, World Bank Group.
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Professor Stiglitz will describe his ground-breaking research, “Creating a Learning Society”. This work emphasizes the crucial role of learning – the continual acquisition of new capabilities – for economic development; the central role of manufacturing in this process; the policy implications, including a robust defense of industrial policy; and the difficulties of getting learning to take off in practice.
Bertrand Badré, Managing Director and World Bank Group CFO
Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University
Janamitra Devan, Vice President and Head of Network, Financial and Private Sector Development, World Bank Group
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