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Debt Disaster?: Banks, Government and Multilaterals Confront the Crisis

Debt Disaster?: Banks, Government and Multilaterals Confront the Crisis (Hardback)

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Written for the nontechnical reader and intended to intervene in the policy debate, Debt Disaster? offers informative analysis, controversial assessments, and concrete solutions to bring a close the bleakest period for the Third World since the end of World War II. Out of this volume comes a clear message: the indebted countries cannot grow if they seek to pay their debts, no matter what policies they follow.

The contributors include: Barry Herman, Rolph van der Hoeven, Karin Lissakers, Paul M. Sacks, Chris Canavan, Robert Liebenthal, Peter Nicholas, Robin A. King, Michael. D. Robinson, Richard D. Fletcher, JOse D. Epstein, William L. Canak, Danilo Levi, Louellen Stedman, Peter Hakim, Vali Jamal, Bruce Morrison, Rudiger Dornbusch, Osvaldo Sunkel, William Darity, Jr., and MIchael Pl. Claudon.

BusinessEconomicsDevelopment economicsBusinessFinance & accountingFinancePublic finance Publisher: New York University Press Publication Date: 01/08/1989 ISBN-13: 9780814792339  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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John. F. Weeks is Professor of International Politics and Economics at MIddlebury College. An internationally recognized development economist with extensive policy-related work in developing countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Somalia, Jamaica, Peru, and Nicaragua, he has served as consultant for most of the major multilateral agencies, including the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

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