Read the full policy brief prepared for the International Finance Task Force of the Think20 (T20), the official engagement group of the G20. A world recovery fund to overcome developing countries’ post-covid debt woes? | Bruegel
Achieving a net-zero energy future in developing economies is going to require trillions of dollars of private investment. Many obstacles remain in the way of this much-needed finance, however. Here are 5 ways policy-makers can smooth over these obstacles and get things moving. 5 ways to boost clean energy investment in developing countries | World […]
The most recent World Bank outlook for emerging markets and developing economies is especially significant because of the cautionary messages it contains. Whereas rich countries appear set to return to or even exceed their pre-pandemic growth rates, the developing world’s prospects are more mixed. Three Warnings for Emerging Economies by Kaushik Basu – Project Syndicate […]
Joe Lo European Union plans to impose taxes on carbon at its border are “discriminatory” and unfair to developing nations, ministers from Brazil, South Africa, India and China have warned. EURACTIV’s media partner Climate Home News reports.
An alternative form of credit scoring is being used successfully in emerging markets as data on consumer consumption is rich because e-commerce is widespread. The new scoring (ACS) works with artificial intelligence and social media, instead of paper-based scoring methods that depend on consumers having a bank account. ACS ultimately leads to higher financial inclusion. […]