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World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law

January 30, 2017 | 16:30 ET, 21:30 GMT

What makes some policies work while others fail? The World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law aims to answer this fundamental question.

Frequently, policies that fail to generate development outcomes endure across countries and over time. Putting governance front and center

of the development debate is essential for promoting sustained economic growth and encouraging more equitable and peaceful societies.

Speakers

Chief Executive Officer, AFD

France Director, ONE and Global Lead, G7 and G20

Chief Economist, Agence Française de Développement, and associated researcher at Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Co-Director, World Development Report 2017, World Bank

Chief Economist, World Bank

Senior Director, Governance Global Practice, World Bank Group

Secretary General, SEGIB

Professor of Economics Emeritus, Princeton University

Co-Director, World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law

Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group