Martin Guzman is an associate research scholar at Columbia University and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Buenos Aires. He is a co-chair of Columbia IPD’s Taskforce on Debt Restructuring and Sovereign Bankruptcy, and a member of the INET Research Group on “Macroeconomic Efficiency and Stability”. He holds a PhD in Economics from Brown University. His research fields are Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Economic Growth.
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Clear rules and sound principles for debt restructuring would level the playing field between developing countries and creditors
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