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US should stop backing flawed economic model (June 2005)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Jun 20, 2005

US should stop backing flawed economic model (June 2005)

Coming up hard on the G-8 Summit in Gleneagles, Scotland over July 7-8, 2005, Aldo Caliari, Director of the Center's Rethinking Bretton Woods Project, writes to The Financial Times, "In trying to assert its leadership on the debt cancellation question the US government has gone to great lengths. One would have hoped the government would have also wanted to be seen as the first, not the last, to withdraw its support for an economic model that has failed to promote growth in the developing world and, crucially, the poorest countries in need for debt relief. "
After trying piecemeal, creditor-led approach let debtors frame comprehensive relief scheme (February 2005)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Feb 22, 2005

After trying piecemeal, creditor-led approach let debtors frame comprehensive relief scheme (February 2005)

A letter by Aldo Caliari, Director of the Rethinking Bretton Woods project, regarding the Financial Times editorial "Tackling the Challenge of Poverty", questions the lack of a critical approach to creditors' dominance of the implementation of debt relief in assessing its results.

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