World Bank Chief Economists from the six major developing regions will provide insights on how developing countries are adapting to low oil prices and an uneven global recovery.
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Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, South Asia, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Europe & Central Asia, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, East Asia and Pacific, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Africa, World Bank Group
In today’s digital world, data is being generated at unprecedented rates. Watch experts explore the potential of Big Data and Internet of Things technologies to solve development challenges related to risk and resilience.
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President & Editor-in-Chief, Devex
Founder, Caribou Digital
Chief Strategy Advisor, Sirca
Product Manager, Google Crisis Response
Senior Principal Engineer, Strategy Group, Intel Corporation
Associate Director, Telecommunications Industry, World Economic Forum
Head of Impact Initiatives for Planet Labs / Author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back
How can Latin American governments stimulate growth while preserving social achievements? What growth levels will countries of the region achieve in 2015?
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Can people of faith help build a movement to end extreme poverty? Can they seize this opportunity at a time of conflict in some regions -- some of it driven by groups claiming religious justification?
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President, World Bank Group
President, American Jewish World Service
CEO, Islamic Relief Worldwide
President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services
General Secretary, Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement
Co-Founder, Interfaith WASH Alliance
Religion Correspondent, Voice of America
CSIS will host World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim for a public address on what can be done to end extreme poverty by the year 2030 and key lessons from the last half century.
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If we know the world is warming and there's a 10% chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't we doing more about climate change right now? We insure our lives against an uncertain future—why not our planet?
When markets collapsed in 2008, policymakers invoked the lessons of the Great Depression. Barry Eichengreen will show us how fear of another depression following the collapse of Lehman Brothers shaped policy responses, with both positive and negative results.
What are the key steps to empower women in international integration? How can women-run businesses reach out to global markets? How can we ensure Vietnamese women’s competiveness in the global labor market? How can Vietnamese women contribute to regional and global social and cultural development?
Chủ tịch Hội Liên hiệp Phụ nữ Việt Nam (President of the Vietnam Women’s Union)
Giám đốc Quốc gia Ngân hàng Thế giới tại Việt Nam (Country Director, Vietnam, World Bank Group
Chủ tịch Hội đồng Thành viên Deloitte Việt Nam (Chairwoman of Deloitte Việt Nam)
Nghệ sỹ Dương cầm (Pianist)
The definition and regulation of property rights to land are at the heart of state formation and politics all over the world. James Robinson will discuss the inter-connections between land and power and how it may affect the impact of countries’ land policy choices and programs supported by development partners.