Background Papers on Ethics and Debt
Herman's "The Players and the Game of Sovereign Debt" describes arrangements that guide the interactions of actors involved in this issue. Barry's "Ethical Issues Relevant to Debt" discusses some of the principled disagreements underlying p…
Feasible Additional Sources of Finance for Development
The conference considers possibilities of additional sources of finance either for disposition through multilateral agencies or bilateral aid for global priorities, or as additional own resources for developing countries.
Response to "Dealing Justly with Debt"
The IMF may sometimes prescribe the wrong medicine to countries experiencing a financial crisis. Right now, the IMF’s support for the Lula government in Brazil is looking pretty good. By contrast, the medicine Mr. Barry proposes to cure B…
Dealing Justly with Debt
On October 27, 2002, former factory worker Luis Inácio Lula da Silva (popularly known as “Lula”) achieved a landslide victory in the Brazilian presidential election. His platform included pledges to lower Brazil’s domestic interest r…