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  • Date and time: Wednesday 2 October 2019, 4pm to 5.30pm
  • Location: YH/110 Meeting Boardroom, Research Centre for Social Sciences
  • Audience: Open to staff, students
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

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In the new era of market-based finance, developing countries are developing their domestic debt markets at unprecedented speeds and depths, contributing to ‘policy-engineered financial globalisation’. What are the drivers and effects of the changing nature of debt markets in an African context? 
"Debt Sustainability in a World of Economic Disequilibrium"
Dr. Jan Toporowski, Professor of Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
"The Evolution of African Debt Markets"
Anjelo Okot, PhD Candidate in Economics, The University of Leeds 
"The Push for Local Currency Bond Markets in Africa – a (Geo-)Political Perspective"
Dr. Frauke Banse, Lecturer of International Relations, Universität Kassel
Attendance is free, no registration required. All are welcome. 
This is a part of the White Rose Project on Domestic Debt Markets in Developing Economics led by Ingrid Kvangraven (University of York), Annina Kaltenbrunner (University of Leeds) and Caroline Metz (University of Sheffield). More information here.


Ingrid Kvangraven