Danny Leipziger – 46th St. Gallen Symposium
Prof. Danny Leipziger (US), Managing Director, Growth Dialogue
January 12, 2017
Danny Leipziger speaks at the 46th St. Gallen Symposium sharing his vision for how countries can grow and spread the benefits of that growth to many. The challenges of generating inclusive growth have never been more difficult, and yet the goals all the more important.
Industrial Policy Revisited
Industrial policy has always been controversial and practiced by many countries in some fashion or other. The development experience that most exemplifies successful industrial policy (IP) is that of South Korea, where despite its excesses and negatives, it was part of a package of successful policies pursued by a government0led development strategies.
Trade is Slowing Down: What Does This Imply for Globalization?
As is widely reported by the IMF and others, global trade is growing at a far slower pace since 2012 than at any time in the previous 30 years. This is all the more worrying since economic growth itself has been anemic since the Great Recession and current forecasts are not terribly ebullient.
Why Do Governments Have So Much Difficulty Dealing With Troubled Banks?
The latest spate of banking problems in Italy highlights the rather remarkable truth that governments have enormous difficulties dealing with banking crises. This situation prevails despite decades of experience on what not to do and what works in terms of bailouts.
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