Speaker Event: Prosperity Unbound

Half the world’s population lives and works outside formal property markets.

The Microfinance Club of New York and International
Private Enterprise Group

Prosperity Unbound
Building Property Markets with Trust
Elena Panaritis
foreword by Francis Fukuyama

Prosperity Unbound has created a buzz around the world as it unveils the formula to unlock hidden wealth in developed and developing countries alike. Elena Panaritis – Economist, Social Entreprenuer and Author – presents the keys to unlocking hidden wealth of informal property markets.  Ms. Panaritis will be available for a book signing following the presentation.  Prosperity Unbound: Building Property Markets with Trust (www.prosperityunbound.com)

Introduction by Brian Tracey, National Tax Credit
Investments Executive,
Bank of America
When:   Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
Time:    6:30PM-8:00PM
Where:  60 Wall Street, New York, NY, 10005

Free for MFCNY Members – $10 for Non-MFCNY members
RSVP is required, please email mfclubny@gmail.com to confirm attendance. For more information about the Microfinance Club of New York please visit our new website at www.mfcny.org For more information about the International Private Enterprise Group please visit http://www.cipe.org/

Elena Panaritis¹ Biography: Elena Panaritis is an expert in property rights, illiquid real estate assets, and public sector management. She is a social entrepreneur and heads Panel Group, a specialized advisory group that invests in undervalued property and provides counsel on transforming informal real estate and related public policy.

Panaritis teaches housing finance and public policy reform, with a focus on property and institutions at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies, and elsewhere. In her eleven years working as an economist at the World Bank, she spearheaded property rights reform in Peru.