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The role of international institutions in fostering sub-Saharan Africa’s electrification

With a new commentary published by the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy, Simone Tagliapietra and Morgan Bazilian discuss the role of international institutions in bringing electricity to sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The authors offer a review of global financing initiatives for SSA’s electrification, and conclude that better coordination and information-sharing mechanisms to track the rapidly-changing landscape will be critical to achieve SSA energy access goals.

By: Simone Tagliapietra and Morgan Bazilian Topic: Energy & Climate Date: September 22, 2017
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Highlights from the IMF, World Bank Spring Meetings

See also chart of the week ‘IMF forecasts euro area inflation to stay well below 2% target for years to come‘ Nicolas Véron discusses the IMF, World Bank semi-annual meetings held this week in Washington. In this interview, he explains the IMF’s main focus on the US’s tightening of monetary conditions on emerging markets: “Investors […]

By: Nicolas Véron Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 10, 2014
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Jean Pisani-Ferry discusses IMF-World Bank meetings

Jean Pisani-Ferry live from the World Bank meeting in Tokyo.

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: October 11, 2012