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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

IMF’s Latest Global Economic Outlook & Strategies to Mitigate Climate Change February 17, 2021

The IMF recently revised its projection of global economic growth for 2021 from 5.2% to 5.5%, citing expectations of a vaccine-driven strengthening of activity later this year and additional policy support by governments. The IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific will host a webinar on the recent World Economic Outlook (WEO) with two speakers from the IMF Research Department on February 24. They will present an overview of the IMF’s latest global economic outlook and policy priorities for securing the recovery, and a strategy to combat climate change through a combination of a green investment push combined with steadily rising carbon prices.

 

When
Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:05 pm Tokyo time

 

Speakers
Malhar Nabar, Division Chief in the World Economic Studies Division in the IMF’s Research Department
Florence Jaumotte, Deputy Division Chief in the IMF’s Research Department

 

Language
English with Japanese interpretation available

 

How to join
Registration: Open to the public but requires pre-registration. Please click here to register* for the event. * Only those who register through the Register link on the registration page will receive the WebEx link to join the online event.

 

For more details, please see the seminar website.
https://www.imf.org/en/Countries/ResRep/OAP-Home/2021/asia-pacific-regional-seminar-0224

 

Contact: OAPEconomicSeminar@IMF.org