Debt Moratoria in the Global South in the Age of Coronavirus

Debt Moratoria in the Global South in the Age of Coronavirus
Christina C. Laskaridis
Level: beginner
developingeconomics.org, 2020
Perspectives: Institutionalist Economics, Other
Topic: Crisis, Development, Emerging economies, money & debt
Format: Blog
Link: https://developingeconomics.org/2020/04/04/debt-moratoria-in-the-global-south-in-the-age-of-coronavirus/

In this Blog-Post on developmenteconomics.org, Christina C. Laskaridis, PhD candidate in Economics at SOAS, elaborates on the economic fallout of the corona pandemic and especially its impact on the Global South. The author focuses in particular on the issue of debt moratoria and debt restructuring and the measures by the G20 and the IMF.

Comment from our editors:

This is an interesting piece on the current discussions around a debt moratorium and debt restructuring in the context of the COIVD-19 pandemic.

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