Rebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the International Monetary Fund

Peter Orszag (Lazard), José De Gregorio (PIIE), Joseph E. Gagnon (PIIE) and Kristin Forbes (Sloan School of Management, MIT)

Details

December 2, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Virtual Event

Event Summary

As part of the new series Rebuilding the Global Economy, the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) held a virtual event on December 2, 2020, to discuss memos from the following speakers, recommending policy priorities and solutions heading into 2021 for policymakers at the International Monetary Fund:

Kristin Forbes provided commentary.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Rebuilding the Global Economy, launched by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) in October 2020, is a series that lays out for policymakers heading into 2021 what needs to be repaired by defining critical and practical priorities, and offering credible solutions. These PIIE-led proposals will take the form of memoranda to policymakers and policy briefs, accompanied by data visualizations, blogs, videos, and virtual events with experts. The virtual discussions will outline a multi-faceted set of policy responses to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth and improve human welfare.