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What to do about the Gathering World Financial Crises?

Friday 25 January, 5.30-7.30pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

Dr Gabriel Palma and Professor Robert Wade will be discussing the causes and consequences of increases in the number and severity of financial crises in developing countries in a public debate 'What to do about the Gathering World Financial Crises' on Friday 25 January at LSE.

The panel discussion will focus on cases such as the East Asian crises as well as the more recent problems in Turkey, Brazil and Argentina. The role of the US in shaping the world financial architecture will also be debated.

This event is free and open to all. No ticket is required.

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For more information, contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

Notes:

Dr Gabriel Palma is University Lecturer in Economics at the University of Cambridge

Professor Robert Wade is professor of Political Economy at LSE. He has held fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), the Russell Sage Foundation (New York), and the Institute for Advanced Study (Berlin).

The Development Studies Institute (DESTIN) and the Crisis States Programme (CPS) are hosting the event. DESTIN was established in 1990 to promote interdisciplinary research on processes of social, political and economic development and change. The CPS is part of DESTIN and aims to provide new understanding in the causes of crisis and breakdown in the developing world as well as researching processes of avoiding or overcoming them.

January 2002

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