Driving Private Sector Development through Structural Transformation

Thursday, November 4, 2010
Driving Private Sector Development through Structural Transformation

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with the IDB is hosting a symposium entitled “Driving Private Sector Development through Structural Transformation” on the 5th of November at 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Mcfield Conference Centre located on the 2nd floor of the Withfield Tower, Coney Drive.

The session will be opened by the Prime Minister of Belize and the key note speaker for the event is Dr. Ricardo Hausmann, Director of the Center for International Development, Harvard University, who has used Belize as a case study for his paper “Policies for Achieving Structural Transformation in the Caribbean.” Space for this symposium is limited and is being made available to Associate and Signature members of the BCCI at a fee of $100.00 per person while there is space available.

The BCCI is underwriting the cost for five members who have 5 or less employees with an annual turnover of $300,000.00 or less for this symposium. If you fit this criteria and are interested in attending the symposium please send your request to bcci@belize.org. These sponsorships will be on a first come first serve basis.

Please find below a copy of the biographies for the speakers and panelists, the event's agenda, Dr. Hausmann's paper entitled "Policies for achieving Structural Transformation" along with two media clips: "Building Blocks of Economic Complexity" and "Product Space and Development, followed by a link to his website.

Biographies -Speakers & Panelists 


Policies for Achieving Structural Transformation in the Caribbean - Hausmann Klinger


Please confirm no later than the 1st of November 2010.


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