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(Debt Relief/Pandemic) Does Pandemic Debt Relief Work? (Project-Syndicate)

ANNE O. KRUEGER

Rather than pursue more debt relief to help the developing world weather the COVID-19 crisis, rich countries should provide pandemic-related necessities directly. Debt relief is so imprecise a mechanism that it is as likely to benefit private-sector creditors as it is to help the poor.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/the-problem-with-pandemic-debt-relief-by-anne-krueger-2021-01