Professor Fedderke joins G20 policy makers at World Bank event

Professor Johannes Fedderke presented his insights on the South African labor market at a recent Conference of Economists and Policy Makers from G20 Countries held by the World Bank. The workshop provided a forum for researchers, policymakers, and other development practitioners to contribute to a global debate on issues surrounding employment creation and changing patterns of employment both within and between countries. The World Bank's India Country Management Unit and South Asia Poverty Reduction Department organized the workshop.

Michael Spence, who won the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, and Roberto Zaga, Country Director for India, World Bank, hosted the workshop. In addition to Federkke, other lead participants included Robert Rubin, former U.S. Treasury Secretary; Hiroshi Watanabe, President and CEO, Japan Bank for International Cooperation; Mustapha Nabli Governor, Central Bank of Tunisia; and Mahmoud Mohieldin, Managing Director, World Bank. You can see a copy of Fedderke's presentation here.