New Development Bank: Moving the BRICS From an Acronym to an Institution
By: Talitha Bertelsmann-Scott , Cyril Prinsloo , Elizabeth Sidiropoulos , Lesley Wentworth , Christopher Wood
- Politics & International Affairs,
- Climate Change
Christopher Wood holds a Masters in Development Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a Bachelor of Social Science in Economics and Political Science from the University of KwaZulu Natal. His research interests include Global Economic Governance (including the G20 and BRICS, with a particular focus on the new BRICS Development Bank), trade and investment (including agreements such as the EU-Africa Economic Partnership Agreements, African Growth and Opportunity Act, Tripartite Free Trade Agreement, and Transpacific Partnership; and conceptual issues such as Global Value Chains and Foreign Direct Investment), and finance (particularly the Basel III Accord, with some research on post-crisis monetary policy). Outside of SAIIA, Chris has previously completed work with Oxford Analytica, Executive Research Associates, and the Swiss South Africa Joint Research Programme.