Monday, April 10

Climate Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Presenters: Anna Belianska (AFR) / Giovanni Melina (APD)

Time: 9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B


A Low-Carbon Future for the Middle East and Central Asia: What are the Options?

Presenters: Gareth Anderson (MCD) / Jiayi Ma (MCD)
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Location: Meeting Halls, HQ1-3-430A&B


Tackling the Digital Divide

Presenters: Mariano Moszoro (FAD)

Time: 10:30 PM - 10:55 PM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B


The Impact of the IMF’s COVID-19 Support to Developing and Emerging Economies

Presenters: Karmen Naidoo (FIN)

Time: 1:30 PM - 1:55 AM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B


Tackling Legal Impediments to Women’s Economic Empowerment

Presenters: Audrey Yiadom (LEG) / Francisca Fernando (LEG)

Time: 2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B



Public Perceptions of Climate Mitigation Policies: Evidence from Cross-Country Surveys

Presenters: Giacomo Magistretti (APD) / Salma Khalid (FAD)

Time: 2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B


Tuesday, April 11

Big Data Meets Whale Conservation: A Nature-based Solution for Climate Change

Presenters: Pat Escalante (STA) / Andras Komaromi (ICD)
Time:9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B, HQ1-3-430A&B


Drivers of Capital Outflows in Emerging Markets

Presenters: Andrés Fernández (MCM)
Time:  10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B, HQ1-3-430A&B


Fragmentation in Global Trade: Costs to the Global Economy

Presenters: Marijn Bolhuis (SPR) / Ben Kett  (AFR)
Time:  10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B, HQ1-3-430A&B


U.S. Monetary Policy Spillovers to Middle East and Central Asia: Both Shocks and Fundamentals Matter

Presenters: Giovanni Ugazio (WHD)/ Weining Xin (MCD)
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B, HQ1-3-430A&B


The Tightening of Financial Conditions in Europe: Drivers, macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Implications

Presenters: Vina Nguyen (EUR)

Time: 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B


Central Bank Independence and Inflation in Latin America—Through the Lens of History

Presenters: Samuel Pienknagura (RES, formerly WHD) 
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:25 PM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B


War, Weather, and Fertilizer: the drivers of global food prices and their passthrough to consumer food inflation

Presenters: Christian Bogmans ( RES) / Ervin Prifti (RES)  
Time: 12:30 PM - 12:55 PM
Location: Meeting Halls A&B,HQ1-3-430A&B