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- David Orden Senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, DC. He's also a professor in the Virginia Tech Institute for Society, Culture and Environment.
- Yvonne Tsikata Country director for the Caribbean at the World Bank
- Simon Johnson Senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, professor, the Sloan School of Management at the M.I.T., and former economic counselor at the I.M.F. He is the co-author of "The Baseline Scenario: What Happened to the Global Economy and What We Can do About It" and the soon-to-be-released book "13 Bankers - The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown."
- Bob Young Chief economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation
- David Beckmann President of Bread for the World
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