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Seminar: Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth - Session 2: Public debt, public investment, and growth

  • October 8, 2014


  • 1:31:08

The global financial crisis has left a legacy of very high public debt across advanced economies, which has elicited calls to gradually decrease public debt in order to reduce risks of sovereign debt crises and re-establish buffers.

  • Moderator: Gillian Tett, Financial Times
  • Paul Krugman, Professor of Economics Princeton University
  • Kenneth Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor at Harvard University
  • Christina Romer, Professor of Economics University of California Berkeley
  • Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director IMF