8:30 am EDT - 9:30 am EDT

Past Event

The Response to Global Economy Issues

Friday, April 11, 2008

8:30 am - 9:30 am EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

The Brookings Institution and the British Embassy hosted a breakfast discussion on Friday, April 11 with the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Honorable Alistair Darling MP. Brookings President Strobe Talbott introduced the Chancellor. Martin Baily, senior fellow, led the discussion.

The Chancellor discussed the context for this year’s IMF Spring Meetings, recent financial market events, and international coordination. Audience discussion followed his remarks.