Friday 06 October 2017, 17:15 - 19:30

Sovereign Debt and the Economy: What Happens Next?

Organised by the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development

Auditorium Ivan Pictet
Maison de la paix, Geneva

Sovereign debt is central to policy debates in both advanced and emerging economies. Could a more enlightened approach to debt produce fewer crises and less human suffering?

Introduction: Philippe Burrin, Director, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Moderator: Soumaya Keynes, Economics correspondent, The Economist


This roundtable is held as part of the Interdisciplinary Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference (DebtCon), a two-day conference of academic sessions and policy roundtables organised by the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development, the University of Geneva’s Department of History, Economics and Society, and Georgetown University Law Centre.


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Registration to the roundtable / Inscription à la table ronde