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Debt and Development

Corruption and Governance | Debt Relief | Foreign Aid/Technical Assistance | Technology and Developing Countries | Transition Economies | World Bank and Regional Development Banks

 

Debt Relief

Policy Briefs

14-20: Debt Sanctions Can Help Ukraine and Fill a Gap in the International Financial System [pdf]
by Anna Gelpern, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2014

11-17: Debt Relief for Egypt? [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2011

02-3: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: New Articles, New Contracts--Or No Change? [pdf]
by Marcus H. Miller, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2002


Testimony

Reform of the International Monetary Fund [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
June 7, 2005

Reforming the Multilateral Development Banks
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 8, 2000


Op-eds

Doha, RIP
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
July 10, 2007

The Right Way to Ease Iraq's Debt Burden
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed from the Financial Times
April 28, 2003


Speeches and Papers

Modernizing Multilateralism and Markets
by Robert B. Zoellick, President, World Bank
Prepared remarks at the Peterson Institute event "Zoellick on Fighting Poverty in a Global Economic Crisis"
October 6, 2008

Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A US Perspective
by John B. Taylor, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs
Speech at the conference "Sovereign Debt Workouts: Hopes and Hazards"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 2, 2002

New Approaches to Sovereign Debt Restructuring: An Update on Our Thinking
by Anne O. Krueger, International Monetary Fund
Speech at the conference on "Sovereign Debt Workouts: Hopes and Hazards"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 1, 2002

"Special Drawing Rights for the Provision of Public Goods on a Global Scale"
by George Soros, Soros Fund Management, LLC
Remarks at the roundtable on "New Proposals on Financing for Development"
February 20, 2002

"Sustained Development Finance to Fight Poverty"
by Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics
Remarks at the roundtable on "New Proposals on Financing for Development"
February 20, 2002

"Monterrey Must Be a Success"
by Michael Camdessus, former managing director of the IMF
Keynote speech at the conference on "Financing for Development: Regional Challenges and the Role of Regional Development Banks"
Washington, DC
February 19, 2002

Comment on IMF and World Bank Structural Adjustment Programs and Poverty by William Easterly
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
NBER Conference on Management of Currency Crises
March 28-31, 2001

Implications of the East Asian Crisis for Debt Management
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented to a conference on "External Debt Management"
Organized by the Reserve Bank of India, the Indian Ministry of Finance, and the World Bank
Kovalam, Kerala
January 7-9, 1999