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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries. Follow at

Mar 21, 2011

Looking for an investor with billions? Want to know where the money is? If you’re a country with a sound financial and political record seeking money for infrastructure, you can find it in the hands of “global public investors” (GPI’s), a growing group of little-known foreign investment vehicles on the prowl for safe investment opportunities.

My guest on this show is Vijaya Ramachandran, senior fellow at CGD, who contributed to a new new report  from the Brookings Institute on GPI’s, a term the report authors coined to include such entities as sovereign wealth funds, foreign government employee pension funds, and foreign currency reserve funds.

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