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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

How to reduce poverty? Simple.

When: Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Online

Simple is a poverty reduction proposal with a focus on creating simplified government regulations and leveraging digital technologies for more effective government service. Evidence from different continents supports the findings.

The event will be moderated by Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal (Queen Mary University of London).

Speaker: GerĂ³nimo Frigerio

GerĂ³nimo Frigerio is an international specialist with twenty years' experience in the design and execution of economic and social development projects. He is an expert in business regulation, investment structuring and reform programs. Founder and General Director of gf Consulting Group, a consulting firm specialized in providing governments, companies and multilateral development banks expert advice on investment strategies and projects. He was the President of the Board of Executive Directors at Fonplata (2017-2018); Specialist-Attorney at Inter-American Development Bank (2003-2012); JPA at the World Bank and co-author of "Doing Business in 2004" (2002-2003).

He holds a law degree at the University of Buenos Aires (1998) and an LLM from Queen Mary University of London (Chevening: 2000-2001) and specialization from Harvard Business School (2013). He is the author of "Simple" (Penguin/Sudamericana, Dec 2020).


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