September 7, 2018

2.30–4.30 PM (GMT +2)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the Young Scholars Initiative

Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

As part of UNCTAD's Summer School 2018, CEPR research associate Lara Merling presented her paper "Puerto Rico’s Peculiar Case: Bankruptcy of an Unincorporated Territory" as part of a panel on sovereign debt and development. Other panelists included:

• Alfredo H. Sanchez, Central European University, "Challenging Regional Hegemonies: the geopolitics of China's financial expansion in the emerging world"

• Andrew Forbes Kaufman, University of Toronto, "The Legal Geographies of Sovereign Debt Investors"

UNCTAD summer school brings together academics, policy experts and young scholars, to participate in an international debate on globalization and the management of its consequences for developing countries. For more information, visit the schedule.

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