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Presentation of the World Development Report 15 in Rome
Presentation of the World Development Report 2015 in Rome
January 27, 2015Rome, Italy

The World Bank presented its flagship report World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society and Behavior in two separate events in Rome on Jan 27. 2015

The World Bank presented its flagship report World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society and Behavior in two separate events in Rome on January 27, 2015.

The report holds new insights on how people make decisions; it provides a framework to help development practitioners and governments apply these insights to development policy.

Anna Fruttero, one of the authors of the WDR, first presented the report at the International Fund for Agricultural development, IFAD. Talking to an audience of development practitioners from multilateral and agricultural organizations, the event addressed the implications of the WDR for rural development policy and programs. The lively panel discussion included as well representatives from coffee-maker Lavazza, FAO and IFAD.

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The WDR was also presented at the Einaudi Institute of Economics & Finance (EIEF) in an event that gathered academics, government officials and other experts. The panelists included members of the Italian Ministry of Finance, its department for Development cooperation at Foreign Affairs, Parliament and EIEF.