The Graduate Institute's Centre for Finance and Development (CFD) organises Day 4 of D-DebtCon 2020 on 10 September 2020. This session focuses on Sovereign Debt in Financial History.
This event is part of D-DebtCon 2020, a larger conference which takes place from 7-18 September 2020 and is organised by ten different universities from around the world. On each of the 10 conference days, one of the partners organises a session on a debt-related topic. The D-DebtCon full programme may be found here.
Geneva Session, 10 September 2020
Sovereign Debt in Financial History (The Graduate Institute Geneva)
Policy session (16:00-17:00 Geneva)
Chair: Nathan Sussman (The Graduate Institute Geneva)
Edwin M. Truman (Peterson Institute for International Economics), "Lessons from the 1980s for Sovereign Debt Relief in the Global Pandemic"
Discussants: Elena L. Daly (Global Sovereign Advisory), Ugo Panizza (Graduate Institute) and Mark Walker (Guggenheim Partners)
Academic session (17:15-19:00 Geneva)
Chair: Rui Esteves (The Graduate Institute Geneva)
Simon Hinrichsen (LSE), "The Iraq Sovereign Debt Restructuring".
Catherine Schenk (University of Oxford), "Apocalypse Now" in Latin America: New Evidence on Banks' Strategies and Central Bank Preparation for the 1982 Sovereign Debt Crisis"
Nathan Sussman (The Graduate Institute Geneva), "When Reputation is Not Enough – The Great Default of the London Corporation in 1683"
d-debtcon full programme