Framing the Issues: Strengthening Capital Markets in Developing Countries


On March 14, 2014 the Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets (CFM) hosted a working roundtable titled “Framing the Issues: Strengthening Capital Markets in Developing Countries.” The day-long event in Washington, DC convened scholars, officials from development agencies and international financial institutions (IFIs), private investors, and other business and finance leaders for the purpose of better understanding the importance of, and fundamental issues for, deepening capital markets in developing countries.

This report summarizes the results of the day’s discussion and captures both the consensus and the divergent views of roundtable participants on key issues for strengthening capital markets.

Updated/Published November 4, 2014