The Peterson Institute for International Economics hosted a conversation with the IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton on Ukraine on April 7, 2015.
Lipton has been first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund since 2011. Previously Lipton was special assistant to the president and served as senior director for International Economic Affairs at the National Economic Council and the National Security Council at the White House. He was also managing director at Citi, where he was head of global country risk management. Before joining Citi in 2005, he also worked at Moore Capital Management and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He served in the Clinton administration at the Treasury Department from 1993 to 1998 as undersecretary of the Treasury for international affairs and as assistant secretary before that.
Prepared Remarks: The Case for Supporting Ukrainian Economic Reforms
April 7, 2015