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BRICS Insights 3: The rise of development finance institutions South Africa, BRICS and regional strategy
M. Qobo; M. Soko / Global Economic Governance Africa 2015
In contrast to the normative edge to South Africa’s foreign policy under former president Nelson Mandela and the focus on Africanism under former president Thabo Mbeki, foreign policy has taken a hard-edged posture under Preside...
Three essays on debt
A Sayeed; K Bengali; S. R. Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 2001
External debt and its servicing is not only an economic issue but a political one. It is inter-linked with the political economy of international power relations and international financial structures. If this proposition is accepted,...
Unsure refuge: rash, unsound borrowing and predatory lending practices are leading some Pacific island countries toward insolvency
Pacific Institute of Public Policy 2014
Increasingly a number of Pacific island countries are falling victim to predatory lending. An increasing amount of government revenues are being diverted to service debt repayments. The proportion of revenues may appear relatively low...
The G20 processes and reform agenda: what impacts on corporate and/or trade finance?
R. Thomas / South African Institute of International Affairs 2010
In late 2008, a sudden and severe collapse in global trade occurred as demand shocks from advanced economies affected international-supply chains. This paper provides an evaluation of the recent global financial crisis, and addresses ...
IMF conditionality: the case of Bangladesh
Bangladesh Online Research Network 2011
This article explores the conditionality of foreign aid and its impact on the national economy of Bangladesh, in response to an agreement between Bangladesh and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a $1billion conditional loan. I...
Haiti: still in debt
M. Kotan (ed) / European Network on Debt and Development 2010
Although the G7 nations have written off Haiti's debt, the country is facing increased levels of debt as creditors offer new loans to help the country tackle its dramatic social and economic problems. This short an...
Balancing human rights and the need for debt cancellation in Africa
T. Mutazu / African Forum and Network on Debt and Development 2009
This article explores how globalisation is challenging activist groups that use a human rights framework that has traditionally been used to hold national governments accountable for human rights violations. In the face of globalisati...
How can Heavily Indebted Poor Countries tackle their burgeoning debt?
A. Presbitero (ed) / Money and Finance Research group 2009
The current debt crisis in the Heavily Indebted and Poor Countries (HIPC) is hindering economic growth due to increasing bilateral loans and concessional lending, lack of macroeconomic adjustments and structural reforms in the HIPC. T...
Are developing countries heading towards a new debt crisis?
S. Edwards / Jubilee Debt Campaign 2009
The global financial crisis is already having a severe effect on the developing world. Many prominent donor countries have announced draconian cuts to their overseas aid budgets; falling global demand for goods is being felt by many p...
How do we ensure fair lending practices in the current climate?
K. Raffer / Choike 2009
This paper discusses the dynamics involved in inter-country ‘borrowing’ and the 'exploitative' direction the lending countries have taken in the post world war II era. The paper says that, the present debate on types of so...
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BRICS Insights 3: The rise of development finance institutions South Africa, BRICS and regional strategy
M. Qobo; M. Soko / Global Economic Governance Africa 2015
In contrast to the normative edge to South Africa’s foreign policy under former president Nelson Mandela and the focus on Africanism under former president Thabo Mbeki, foreign policy has taken a hard-edged posture under Preside...
Three essays on debt
A Sayeed; K Bengali; S. R. Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 2001
External debt and its servicing is not only an economic issue but a political one. It is inter-linked with the political economy of international power relations and international financial structures. If this proposition is accepted,...
Unsure refuge: rash, unsound borrowing and predatory lending practices are leading some Pacific island countries toward insolvency
Pacific Institute of Public Policy 2014
Increasingly a number of Pacific island countries are falling victim to predatory lending. An increasing amount of government revenues are being diverted to service debt repayments. The proportion of revenues may appear relatively low...
The G20 processes and reform agenda: what impacts on corporate and/or trade finance?
R. Thomas / South African Institute of International Affairs 2010
In late 2008, a sudden and severe collapse in global trade occurred as demand shocks from advanced economies affected international-supply chains. This paper provides an evaluation of the recent global financial crisis, and addresses ...
IMF conditionality: the case of Bangladesh
Bangladesh Online Research Network 2011
This article explores the conditionality of foreign aid and its impact on the national economy of Bangladesh, in response to an agreement between Bangladesh and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a $1billion conditional loan. I...
Haiti: still in debt
M. Kotan (ed) / European Network on Debt and Development 2010
Although the G7 nations have written off Haiti's debt, the country is facing increased levels of debt as creditors offer new loans to help the country tackle its dramatic social and economic problems. This short an...
Balancing human rights and the need for debt cancellation in Africa
T. Mutazu / African Forum and Network on Debt and Development 2009
This article explores how globalisation is challenging activist groups that use a human rights framework that has traditionally been used to hold national governments accountable for human rights violations. In the face of globalisati...
How can Heavily Indebted Poor Countries tackle their burgeoning debt?
A. Presbitero (ed) / Money and Finance Research group 2009
The current debt crisis in the Heavily Indebted and Poor Countries (HIPC) is hindering economic growth due to increasing bilateral loans and concessional lending, lack of macroeconomic adjustments and structural reforms in the HIPC. T...
Are developing countries heading towards a new debt crisis?
S. Edwards / Jubilee Debt Campaign 2009
The global financial crisis is already having a severe effect on the developing world. Many prominent donor countries have announced draconian cuts to their overseas aid budgets; falling global demand for goods is being felt by many p...
How do we ensure fair lending practices in the current climate?
K. Raffer / Choike 2009
This paper discusses the dynamics involved in inter-country ‘borrowing’ and the 'exploitative' direction the lending countries have taken in the post world war II era. The paper says that, the present debate on types of so...
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Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC)
Jubilee Debt Campaign is the UK's campaigning successor to Jubilee 2000 and Drop the Debt, comprising much of the UK's original Jubilee 2000 membership. JDC is a coalition of local/regional groups and national organisations, whose focus is on changing UK government policy on debt, including to ensure that the maximum influence is brought to bear on the World Bank and International Monetary Fund...
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