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November 2018

Green Finance BBL by Farah Hussain & Rong Zhang

November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
J 7-044

Speaker: Farah Imrana Hussain is a Senior Financial Officer at the World Bank Treasury based in Washington DC. She is part of a team of financial specialists that design and implement financial solutions to help clients: (1) access financing for development by mobilizing World Bank Group resources and private sector financing; (2) mitigate the impact of financial, natural disaster and commodity risks by facilitating access to market-based risk management tools; and (3) strengthen capacity to implement efficient risk management strategies…

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December 2018

Global Finance 5th Anniversary Luncheon

December 3 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Metropolitan Club, 1700 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States

Speaker: George Richardson: Director, Capital Markets Department, WB. Mr. Richardson’s topic will be: "Maintaining strong market access via innovation" Prior to his appointment as Director, he was Head of Capital Markets since joining the Capital Markets group of the World Bank Treasury in August 2006. He led the team responsible for the Bank’s plain-vanilla debt products, including global bonds and local currency bond issues in new markets. Before joining the World Bank, he was Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, heading…

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Designing Climate-Smart Agriculture Policies: What Role for Modeling by Massoud Moussavi and Luis Crouch

December 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
MC 6-860

Speakers: Massoud Moussavi (PhD, Computer Science) worked for more than 20 years at the World Bank where he developed frameworks and models to estimate the impact and effectiveness of various policy options in a range of topics from education planning to risk assessment in banking to agriculture. He has also been a Resident Scholar at the American University, and a Visiting Scientist (2001-2004) at Schlumberger Cambridge Research, the UK-based research center of Schlumberger, an international oil and gas services company. In 2008 he…

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January 2019

The Ali Baba Way: E-Commerce and Poverty Alleviation in China by Dr. Ying Lowrey

January 10, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
MC 7-860

Speaker: Dr. Ying Lowrey is deputy director and professor at Tsinghua University Research Center for Chinese Entrepreneurs and a member of the Academic Committee of Alibaba Group Research Institute. Her teaching and research interests include economics of innovation and entrepreneurship in the internet and platform economy; the internet platform companies’ functionality of public good and social common capital; the role of modern monopoly companies in the macroeconomy, modern microfinancial market, business demographics, characteristics of business owners, and the role of…

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MIGA – Past, Present and Future Directions

January 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
MC 13-121

Speaker: Keiko Honda, Chief Executive Officer, MIGA Synopsis:  Since its formation in 1988, MIGA has grown to be a significant World Bank institution to promote private investment in developing countries.  Over the last three decades, MIGA has directly supported over $50 billion in investments for over 845 projects in 111 developing countries.  In this period, MIGA has also expanded the array of its instruments.  MIGA has also made great strides in coordinating its work with IFC and the World Bank.…

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