IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis: An IEO Assessment

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:30 PM
CIGI Campus, 67 Erb St. W, Waterloo, Canada
Feb 5

The Centre for International Governance Innovation, together with the Balsillie School for International Affairs (BSIA), are hosting a presentation by the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund of their report on the "IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis: An IEO Assessment."

CIGI Global Economy Program Director Domenico Lombardi and BSIA Director John Ravenhill are hosting this event. Rubén Lamdany, Deputy Director of the IMF's Independent Evaluation Office, will be the presenter. CIGI experts Thomas Bernes and James Boughton will serve as discussants.

Event Speakers

Domenico Lombardi is the former director of the Global Economy Program and a former member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.

James M. Boughton is a CIGI senior fellow. James’s research focuses on the evolution of Canada’s role in international governance since the 1940s and the potential for further evolution in the near future.

Thomas A. Bernes is a CIGI Distinguished Fellow. After a distinguished career in the Canadian public service and at leading international economic institutions, Tom was CIGI’s executive director from 2009 to 2012. He has held high-level positions at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Government of Canada. He became a distinguished fellow in 2012.