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19 October 2017

Is it time to rethink philanthropy?

Today, an unparalleled amount of philanthropic resources is being applied to improve the state of the world. On 12 October, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, business leaders and academic and development experts participated in Rethinking Philanthropy, an event organised by the Graduate Institute, Le Temps and Le Monde Afrique to debate the main innovations, successes, challenges and limits of “philanthrocapitalism”,...
11 October 2017

DebtCon: An interdisciplinary approach to sovereign debt

The second edition of DebtCon, the interdisciplinary sovereign debt conference, took place at the Graduate Institute on October 5-6, 2017. Over five hundred economists, legal scholars, historians, political...

29 August 2017

CFD and IMF explore economic outlook for developing countries

On 22 August, the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) co-organised a conference on “Global Transformations: Challenges and Opportunities for...

29 August 2017

Institute hosts Chinese International Finance Research Group

On August 17 and 18, the Graduate Institute’s Centre of Finance and Development hosted the fourth annual meeting of the Chinese International Finance Research Group. Opening the event, Institute Director...

15 July 2017

Profs. Huang and Panizza win CICF Best Paper Award

Profs. Huang and Panizza with Prof. Pagano have been awarded the CICF Best Paper Award for their paper "Public Debt and Private Firm Funding: Evidence from Chinese Cities".