Tag: World Bank

  • Coronavirus: How can we keep remittances flowing?

    Coronavirus: How can we keep remittances flowing?

    The World Bank is projecting the largest decline in remittances in history, due to COVID-19. On April 23, 2020, The World Bank hosted a webinar with Dr. Dilip Ratha, Chief Economist Remittances unit at the bank on how we could keep remittances flowing. Here is an abridged version of the webinar. Q: Can you give…

  • “The boundary of political discourse, unfortunately, is around 4.6% taxes”

    “The  boundary of political discourse today unfortunately is around  4.6% taxes “ – Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to UN Secretary General  and Professor of Economics at Columbia Uni. In a talk which offered a crash-course in  economic history of the modern US, and gave a glimpse into the  implications of the current administration’s policies in…