Global Bankers Meet To Resolve A Two-Speed World Economy

April 18, 2015 11:30 AM

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The world has felt like an increasingly unstable place to inhabit these past few months, with the rise of the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the encroachment of al-Qaida in Yemen and continued chaos in Libya. But how does all this affect the global economy? World leaders are gathering in Washington, D.C., this weekend for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual spring meetings. David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of the Foreign Policy Group, joins us from Foreign Policy's offices in Washington. Welcome, David.

WERTHEIMER: You've been to a few of these gatherings. What do the IMF and the World Bank do when they meet?

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