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#DevTalks: A New Agenda Macroeconomic Stability

The Growth Lab's "Development Talks" is a series of conversations with policymakers and academics working in international development. The seminar provides a platform for practitioners and researchers to discuss both the practice of development and analytical work centered on policy.

In this Development Talks seminar, Antoinette M. Sayeh, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will discuss the key tenets for a new agenda for macroeconomic stability based on her longstanding experience leading policy initiatives across the world....

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Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency

The Venezuelan crisis is, first of all, a humanitarian one triggered by the gradual collapse of the state, the GDP collapse amidst hyperinflation, the biggest humanitarian crisis of refugees and migrants in the region, and systematic violations of human rights. The Venezuelan humanitarian crisis has been aggravated by the pandemic -a crisis within a crisis. The seminars will analyze the current dimension of the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and the international initiatives to advance in a comprehensive solution.

Speakers: Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Growth...

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Engaging Diasporas Around the World

On April 1, 2021, researchers at the Growth Lab shared insights and approaches to understanding global diasporas and diaspora engagement. Not all diaspora groups are equal, and they interact with their host country in a myriad of ways. The Growth Lab has worked in several contexts, including Albania, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Ethiopia, Jordan, among others, and shared an overview of what we have learned and implications for future research and policy implementation.

Speakers:...

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