Economic experts, central bankers to discuss capital inflows, currency appreciation in Latin America

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank (WB) are co-organizing a seminar with key Latin American economic experts and central bank governors to discuss macroeconomic responses to capital inflows and currency appreciation.

The seminar will take place on April 15, 2011, at IDB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Members of the media must register by sending an email to Mildred Rivera atmildredr@iadb.org or to Magda García at mgarcia3@worldbank.org.

The general public must also register to attend the event. The seminar will be webcast live at http://www.livestream.com/LACAgainstthetide.

WHAT: Seminar about “Latin America Against the Tide: Macroeconomic Policy Responses to Capital Inflows and Currency Appreciation”

WHEN: April 15 – 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: IDB Auditorium Andres Bello, 9th Floor

1300 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20577

WHO:

  • Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank
  • Pamela Cox, Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank
  • Augusto de la Torre, Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank
  • Jonathan D. Ostry, Deputy Director of the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund
  • Mikis Hadjimichael, Deputy Director, Capital Markets and Emerging Markets Policy Department at the Institute of International Finance
  • Arvind Subramanian, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Eduardo Fernández-Arias, Senior Advisor of the Research Department at the Inter-American Development Bank
  • Alexandre Tombini, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil
  • Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Central Bank of Israel
  • Subir Gokarn, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
  • José de Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile (to be confirmed)
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s