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Lasting Scars:  Recovering From The Global Impact
of the Pandemic

June 10, 2020 | 11:00am

The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a global economic shock of enormous magnitude, leading to steep recessions that will leave lasting scars in many developing countries. What are the likely long-term consequences? What can policymakers in these countries do mitigate the risks? What can they do to ensure that countries emerge in better shape than they went in?

This panel discussion brings together some of the world’s leading experts to assess the long-term challenges and potential solutions for developing countries, building upon the findings of the World Bank Group’s latest Global Economic Prospects report.


Former Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions, World Bank Group

Governor, State Bank of Pakistan

Senior Fellow and Director of the Latin America Initiative, Center for Global Development

Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University

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