Philippa Sigl-Glöckner is the founder of Dezernat Zukunft, a non-partisan think tank aiming to re-think monetary, financial, fiscal, and economic policy. She is currently on leave from the Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany and has previously worked as advisor to the Liberian Minister of Finance, at the World Bank and in management consulting. Philippa holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford and a MSc in Computing from Imperial College, London.
Featuring this expert
Debt Talks Episode 5 | Developing Country Debt: What's Next?
with Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Mitu Gulati, and Philippa Sigl-Glöckner; moderated by Moritz Schularick
Can developing countries cope with high debt levels? How dire is the situation? Has the policy response been adequate? And what’s the situation in private external debt, and what should be done about private creditors? This edition of Debt Talks will discuss the situation in developing country debt during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bonds or Bust!
George Soros: Proposal for Perpetual Bonds — A Discussion on the Future of European Fiscal Capacity
George Soros’ latest op-ed in the Project Syndicate reasserts his view how perpetual bonds could help the European Union overcome its deadlock on fiscal spending.