What Lies Ahead for Brazil: A Conversation with the World Bank Brazil Country Director

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Martin Raiser, Country Director for Brazil at the World Bank, will discuss what lies ahead for Brazil. Raiser worked for the Kiel Institute of World Economics and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he was Director of Country Strategy and Editor of the Transition Report. Since joining the World Bank in 2003, he has held positions as the Country Manager in Uzbekistan and Economic Advisor in Ukraine. In his most recent assignment, Raiser served as Country Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova from 2008 until January 2012, when he moved to his former position in Ankara. He holds a doctorate in Economics (summa cum laude) from the University of Kiel, Germany, and degrees in Economics and Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to sanford-lac@duke.edu.

Rubenstein Hall 200