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By: Herman Mulder, Former ABN AMRO Bank; co-initiator of the 2003 Equator Principles; Chair True Price, Impact Economy Foundation; Chair SDG Netherlands.
|Tue, Mar 8, 2022||The Bretton Woods Committee|
Small policy decisions and temporary fixes are often offered at the beginning of a conflict, but IFIs need to begin making larger reforms sooner instead of postponing them. This way, economic systems can heal holistically instead of receiving temporary band-aids.
|Thu, Mar 3, 2022||The Bretton Woods Committee|
About 5 days ago, on February 24, Russia illegally and without provocation and cause attacked the sovereign country of Ukraine. It is in everyone’s interest (with the exception of the military industrial complex) to end the fighting and establish a sustainable peace as quickly as possible.
|Mon, Feb 28, 2022||The Bretton Woods Committee|
|Meg Lundsager and Mark Sobel:
G20 finance ministers and central bank governors gather on 17-18 February for their first meeting of the year under the Indonesian presidency. Amid high-profile topics including global macro discussions about inflation, key issues beneath the surface could challenge the International Monetary Fund’s global leadership role.
|Thu, Feb 10, 2022||OMFIF
Dan Alpert is an investment banker and a founding Managing Partner of Westwood Capital. He also regularly writes and speaks on big macro-structural issues. Dan joins David Beckworth on Macro Musings to discuss recent macroeconomic events.
|Mon, Feb 7, 2022||MACRO Musings|
|William R. Rhodes and John Lipsky:
Rising interest rates and slowing global economic growth likely will spur many low-income countries to try to restructure their sovereign debt. This is troubling because recent restructuring cases have produced extended stalemates between borrowers and lenders rather than resolution.
|Mon, Jan 31, 2022||Wall Street Journal Opinion|
|William C. Dudley:
This year is likely to prove very difficult for those low-income and emerging-market countries that have been heavy borrowers in the sovereign debt market. A series of crises concentrated in these countries seems virtually inevitable.
|Mon, Jan 31, 2022||Bloomberg | Opinion
|Beverly Barrett, PhD:
The mission of Global Bridges is to go beyond the news and connect listeners from around the world with stories from people who are “on the ground” reporting about economic recovery and global business. Sharing perspectives of life and economic development, as we recover from the global pandemic, enables us to build “global bridges” across countries. We cover topics including public health, economy and work, education, travel, and society.
|Tue, Jan 25, 2022||Global Bridges|
|The White House:
President Biden Announces Nominee for Deputy Administrator for Resilience at the Federal Emergency Management Agency
WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Alice Hill to serve as the Deputy Administrator for Resilience at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
|Fri, Jan 7, 2022||The White House|
The recent meeting of the COP (which annually monitors progress), marked for the first time a welcome (albeit timid) dose of realism. (Spanish only)
|Mon, Dec 6, 2021||Diario Financiero(R)|