World Bank Transition: What Could Be Done?


April 10, 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM EDT
PIIE Webcast, Washington, DC

Robert B. Zoellick (Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University)

Event Summary

Robert Zoellick, former World Bank president, participated in a conversation on "World Bank Transition: What Could Be Done?" at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) on April 10, 2019. Marcus Noland, PIIE executive vice president and director of studies, moderated the discussion and subsequent question-and-answer session.

Zoellick, a member of the Institute's Board of Directors and its Executive Committee, is senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He was president of the World Bank Group from 2007 to 2012 and US trade representative from 2001 to 2005.

PIIE and Caixin Global also organized a separate discussion held the same day, China: Economic Growth and Opening Up, with Zhu Min, former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund.