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SPEECHES & TRANSCRIPTS

Making Debt Work for Development

Remarks by World Bank Group President David Malpass at the 2022 Spring Meetings.

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EVENT

Raising the Bar on Debt Data Transarency

This event on April 7, 2022 will bring together a panel of experts from borrower and creditor countries, academia, and the World Bank to discuss efforts and concrete actions to support debt data transparency. [Recording available]

BLOGS

Are we ready for the coming spate of debt crises?

A call for a debt relief approach that involves pre-emption rather than reaction - one that prevents the crisis from erupting in the first place.

BLOGS

G20 Common Framework for Debt Treatments Must Be Stepped Up

With the debt service suspension initiative expiring and interest rates poised to rise, low-income countries will find it increasingly difficult to service their debts.

Blogs

Systematic underreporting of public debt statistics: 50 years of evidence and ...

The past five years have brought substantial improvements in the coverage of debt statistics and have shed light on large “hidden” debts.

Blogs & Articles

Experts

Evis Rucaj

Senior Economist

Rubena Sukaj

Economist

Rasiel Vellos

Economist

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