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The Economist Asks: David Malpass

The Economist Asks: David Malpass

Update: 2020-07-021
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The Economist Asks: David Malpass

The president of the World Bank talks to host Anne McElvoy and Henry Curr, our economics editor, about how to stop covid-19 undoing decades of progress on global poverty. A veteran of the Trump and Reagan administrations, David Malpass argues that the private sector needs to step up. And what role should China play, as the biggest lender to most of the world’s poorest countries—is it guilty of “debt-trap diplomacy”?


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The Economist Asks: David Malpass

The Economist Asks: David Malpass