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A Matter of Life and Debt

David M. Webber

in Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The first of these case study chapters in chapter 5 draws parallels between the economic framework designed by Treasury officials at home and ‘the new international economic architecture’ that Gordon ... More


The Problems of Commodity Dependence

Mohammad A. Razzaque, Philip Osafa‐Kwaako, and Roman Grynberg

in Commodity Prices and Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234707
eISBN:
9780191715488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234707.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the reliance of least developed countries (LDCs), small vulnerable states (SVS), and heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) on commodities for production and export and the ... More


Ethiopian Debt Policy: The Long Road from Paris Club to the MDGs

Matthew Martin

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter takes us through the revealing case in point of how Ethiopia's debt burden was lifted. It traces the laborious process that the government underwent in eight separate debt renegotiation ... More


Human Development Advocacy for Debt Relief, Aid, and Governance

Henry Northover

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter emphasizes that there had been a struggle to change creditor government thinking. Despite the HIPC Initiative being a response to popular pressure, the creditor community put human ... More


Why the Code of Conduct for Resolving Sovereign Debt Crises Falls Short

Barry Herman

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter turns our attention to a reform initiative driven by the private financial community in the form of a voluntary code of good conduct that would informally pressure the debtor countries ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Comprehensive Sovereign Bankruptcy Regime

Barry Herman, José Antonio Ocampo, and Shari Spiegel

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the editors conclude the book by recognizing that the burden of this book is to demonstrate that an important piece of the international financial architecture is missing and that ... More


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