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Rebuilding for the Future

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Wed, Oct 14, 2020


Rebuilding for the Future

The novel coronavirus pandemic has battered the global economy: the latest IMF forecast projects negative 4.9% global growth in 2020 and extreme poverty is set to increase for the first time since 1998. Given these dramatic headwinds, how can the international community and the IMF help rebuild the global economy? In today’s shock-prone world, how can we build resilient, sustainable economies?

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, IMF
John Lipsky (Moderator), Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Former First Deputy Managing Director, IMF