The Political Economy of Public Debt in Africa
This presentation was delivered at a Chatham House Member Event titled 'South Asia: the crucible for a global debt crisis?', on October 7, 2022.
The event was chaired Creon Butler- Research Director, Trade, Investment and New Governance Models, and Director, Global Economy and Finance Programme at Chatham House.
The presentation covers:
- The reality of Africa’s public debt
- The BRI: Value versus Debt Trap Narrative
- Process and tensions in addressing the debt strain
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