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    U.S.-Africa Economic Relations

    U.S., African, and World Bank officials spoke about economic development in Africa and the modernization and renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). Secretary Kerry spoke…

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    World Bank Press Briefing

    Jim Yong Kim held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. Topics included reform efforts, global climate change, Ukraine and the…

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    International Monetary Fund Press Briefing

    Christine Lagarde held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. She addressed IMF reforms, Ukraine and the effects of sanctions…

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    World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to…

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    Book Discussion on The Secret Financial Life of Food

    Kara Newman talked about her book, The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets, in which she looks at how the commodities market influences what we eat and…

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    Book Discussion on To Move the World

    Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talked about his book, To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace, in which he recounts President John F.…

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    Christine Lagarde Remarks

    Christine Lagarde spoke at a news conference ahead of the World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual meeting. She said the current economic situation was entering a “dangerous…

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks on the Global Economy

    Robert Zoellick spoke at a news conference ahead of the World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual meeting. He said that a double-dip recession for the world’s major economies…

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks on the Global Economy

    World Bank President Robert Zoellick talked about the state of the global economy. Among the topics he addressed were the role of developing countries, international financial…

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    Book Discussion on Pakistan: A Hard Country

    Anatol Lieven talked about his book on the internal and external problems facing Pakistan now and in the future. Mr. Khan and Mr. White made comments. Then the panelists…

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    Secretary Geithner Remarks

    Treasury Secretary Geithner spoke at the G-20 finance ministers' spring meeting. He spoke about the pace of global economic recovery and answered questions from the audience.

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    Book Discussion on The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath

    Robert Samuelson talked about his book The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence, published by Random House (November 11, 2008). The book is about the…

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    Urbanization

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about the world’s transition to urban living. He said this offers opportunities to improve the quality of life for all individuals,…

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    Book Discussion on The Central Liberal Truth

    Lawrence Harrison talked about his book, The Central Liberal Truth: How Politics Can Change a Culture and Save It from Itself, published by Oxford University Press. He presented his…

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    Book Discussion on Journey Across the Four Seas

    Veronica Li talked about her new book, Journey Across the Four Seas,. The book chronicles the experiences of Ms. Li’s mother, Flora Li, who grew up in Hong Kong and was one of…

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    Book Discussion on Making Globalization Work

    Economist Joseph Stiglitz talked about his book Making Globalization Work, published by W.W. Norton. He discussed the pros and cons of globalization, examining such issues as trade,…

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    IMF News Conference

    Mr. de Rato talked with reporters about the IMF Spring Meetings on the challenges facing the global economy. Topics included the latest paper on IMF’s Medium-Term Strategy,…

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    International Efforts to Reduce Poverty

    Adding details to IMF President Paul Wolfowitz’s earlier news conference, the participants talked with reporters about the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s third…

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    World Economic Outlook

    President Wolfowitz talked with reporters about a number of issues including the state of the global economy, economic programs to assist developing countries, debt relief, and upcoming…

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    International Conference of Mayors, Afternoon

    From October 9-11, 2005, The Glocal Forum hosted its 4th annual Glocalization Conference. During the second day of events, a panel discussion titled “Soul of the City Continued…

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