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Promoting Better National Institutions:
The Role of the IMF

Friday, November 8, 2002, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
IMF Auditorium (Enter via the IMF Center)
720 19th St. N.W., Washington, DC

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Particularly since the Asian financial crisis, more attention is being given to the importance of domestic institutions in promoting sustainable growth and reducing vulnerabilities. What role, if any, can the international financial institutions—especially the IMF—play in this process? The following panelists will address this question:

Eduardo Aninat (Chair)
Deputy Managing Director
International Monetary Fund

Guillermo Ortiz
Bank of Mexico

Nancy Birdsall
Center for Global Development

Jeffrey Frankel
Professor of Economics
Harvard University

Jeffrey Sachs
Professor of Economics
Columbia University