JVI Webinar: How to Achieve Inclusive Growth

Friday, May 20, 2022 at 14:00-15:30 Vienna time (CET)


Valerie Cerra, Assistant Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Markus Eller, Senior Economist, Joint Vienna Institute

In this webinar, Valerie Cerra from the IMF will present the book “How to Achieve Inclusive Growth”, co-edited with Barry Eichengreen, Asmaa El-Ganainy, and Martin Schindler and recently published by Oxford University Press. The book analyses the paramount economic, social, and environmental policy challenges of our day. It lays out a comprehensive and integrated framework for designing policies to combat economic disparities for current and future generations across the globe. Moreover, it draws on the expertise of top economists from around the world and on the policy experience of experts from leading international institutions. Last but not least, it provides additional resources for policymakers to help them take next steps and tailor solutions to their specific conditions and needs.

Valerie Cerra is an Assistant Director in the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund and was previously the Division Chief of the Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies Division and the European and Middle Eastern Division in the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development. She has been involved in policy advice, lending, and capacity development in the IMF’s Western Hemisphere, African, European, and Asia and Pacific departments, and the IMF Institute. She obtained undergraduate degrees in finance and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, a PhD in Economics from the University of Washington, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She has published widely in leading economics journals on topics related to international macroeconomics, financial crises, economic scarring, and inclusive growth.

The webinar will be held in English.

Participants are encouraged to ask written questions to the presenters using the webinar’s Q&A feature.

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A list of JVI webinars on topical issues in the field of financial stability, fiscal policy, and macroeconomics can be found here.

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We look forward to continuing our engagement with you!

Hervé Joly, Director (JVI)


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