Nancy Birdsall is the Center for Global Development’s founding president. Prior to launching the centre, Birdsall worked for the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank. She is the author and co-author of numerous books on Development, Aid and Equality.
Thirty years ago, on Monday, October 19, 1987, the US Stock market collapsed. Plunging more than 500 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day down 23%, its greatest single day... read more