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Emerging Economies: Views from East and South




Date: Friday, April 11th, 2014.
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET (15:00 – 16:30 GMT or convert time)
Location: Online

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Join us for a discussion on the relative strengths and weaknesses of the East Asian and Latin American growth models, the key risks and challenges facing the regions’ policymakers, and what each region can learn from the other.

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Featuring

Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group
Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
Secretary of Socio-Economic Planning, Philippines
Vice President, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank Group
Minister of Development Planning, Bolivia
Vicepresidente, América Latina y el Caribe, Banco Mundial
Vice-President for Sectors and Knowledge, Inter-American Development Bank
World Bank's Chief Economist for the East Asia and Pacific Region
Business Anchor,CCTV America
Chairman of Bank Negara Malaysia
Read what others are asking
Dr. Ashish Manohar Urkude
India
Are policy makers and implementer, slower than the economic down fall? If it is already predicted by scientists and researchers that in 2015 AD or 2022 AD, there will be economic down fall, then why the policy makers and implementer do not work over time to make the economies move smoothly? Don't you feel there is something fishy? Hope you'll touch this point in this discussion.
Melissa Radermacher
United States
Many economists are in agreement that an export-led model of growth, though initially a great stimulus to developing economies, is unsustainable in the long run. Given this fact, is it time to call for a reduction in export processing zones in countries such as Mexico where there has been little development of backward linkages, a lack of technological spillover, and virtually no increase in Mexico's share of value-added? What international support would Mexico need to make a successful transition away from EPZs?