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Debt and Development

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Wed, Oct 14, 2020


The World Bank predicts that the dual health and economic crises triggered by Covid-19 could push more than 70 million people into extreme poverty in 2020. How can the international community and the World Bank work to prevent development backsliding? What can be done to support countries facing a public health crisis, recession, and mounting debt?

David Malpass, President, World Bank
William R. Rhodes (Moderator), President and CEO, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors and Former Chairman, President, and CEO, Citibank