Date: October 12-13, 2006
Time: Day 1: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Day 2: 9:00 am - 1:00 ppm
Speaker(s): Eduardo Borensztein (IDB); Francois Bourguignon (DECVP); Migel Braun (CIPPEC Argentina); Ricardo Caballero (MIT); Stijn Claessens (OPD); William Cline (IIE); Kevin Cowan (CB of Chile); James Daniel, (IMF); Augusto de la Torre (LCRCE); Shantayanan Devarajan, (SARVP); Robert Flood (IMF); Pedro Cavalcanti Ferreira (FGV Brazil); Fabio Giambiagi (BNDES Brazil); Danny Leipziger (PRMVP); Paolo Mauro (IMF); Christopher Meissner (Cambridge Univ.); John Page (AFRCE) and, John Williamson (IIE)
Description: Sovereign debt is as likely to be associated with crisis and default as with growth and development. What can we learn from country experiences about achieving more beneficial outcomes?
For additional information, please contact: Eduardo Ley (458-5089), Brian Pinto (473-7340) or Abha Prasad (458-7629), PRMED
Please note that the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in these papers are entirely those of the authors. They do not necessarily represent the views of the World Bank, its Executive Directors, or the countries they represent.
Agenda 52 kb DOC
Foreign Capital and Economic Growth in the First Era of Globalization - Michael D. Bordo and Christopher M. Meissner 447 kb PDF
The Political Economy of Debt in Argentina, or Why History Repeats Itself - Miguel Braun 249 kb PDF
The Political Economy of Public Debt in Brazil - Pedro Cavalcanti Ferreira and Marco Bonomo 359 kb PDF
India - East Asian Growth, Latin America Deficits - Gaobo Pang, Brian Pinto and Marina Wes 307 kb PDF
Nigeria: Dutch Disease or Debt Overhang? Diagnosing the Past, Lessons for the Future - Nina Budina, Gaobo Pang and Sweder van Wijnbergen 276 kb PDF
Financial Integration Without the Volatility - Ricardo J. Caballero and Kevin Cowan 328 kb PDF