Fragility / Poverty

Building Resilience in Uncertain Times: Per Jacobsson Lecture


October 24, 2023

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With the years of access to cheap money behind them and the effects of climate change and geopolitical tensions only getting worse, what does resilience look like for emerging market economies? This year’s Per Jacobbson lecture brings together three influential thinkers to discuss how countries can work towards economic resilience in an era of greater uncertainty. The talk features Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, Masood Ahmed, President of the Center for Global Development, and is moderated by Guillermo Ortiz, former Governor of the Bank of Mexico.

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LESETJA KGANYAGO is the governor of the South African Reserve Bank.

MASOOD AHMED is President of the Center for Global Development.

Guillermo Ortiz is Chairman of the Per Jacobbson Foundation and former Governor of the Bank of Mexico.

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Bruce Edwards produces the IMF podcast program. He's an award-winning audio producer and journalist who's covered armed conflicts, social unrest, and natural disasters from all corners of the world. He believes economists have an important role in solving the world's problems and aspires to showcase their research in every IMF podcast.