The Interactive Panel of the United Nations General Assembly
on the Global Financial Crisis

30 October 2008, United Nations Headquarters

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE SPEAKERS

  • Joseph Stiglitz,Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and Former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank
  • François Houtart, Chief Editor, International Journal of Sociology of Religion - “Social Compass”
  • Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning at Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Pedro Páez, Minister, Economic Policy Coordination of Ecuador and Coordinator of the Southern Bank
  • Calestous JumaProfessor of the Practice of International Development at Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Professor of International Affairs at the New School University