The Financial Crisis and Developing Nations

Nancy Birdsall President, Center for Global Development
Danny M. Leipziger Vice President for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, The World Bank Group
Gerald F. Seib Washington Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal


The global financial crisis has been difficult for the world’s most advanced economies, but its impact on developing nations may prove more severe. Join Nancy Birdsall and Danny Leipziger for a discussion of the political and economic consequences of the crisis on the world’s most vulnerable nations.

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This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics.

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