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Virtual Hearing - The Role of the International Monetary Fund in a Changing Global Landscape

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  • H.R. 5055, the ‘‘IMF Afghan Recognition Assurance Act.’’ (Rep. Barr)
  • H.R. 6549, a bill to provide support for international initiatives to provide debt relief to developing countries with unsustainable levels of debt, and for other purposes. (Rep. Ocasio-Cortez)
  • H.R. ____, a draft bill would that would authorize a $100 million contribution to the IMF’s Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT) to support the ability of the IMF to provide immediate debt service relief to poor countries in the wake of catastrophic natural disasters or major, fast-spreading public health emergencies. (Waters)
  • H.R. ____, a draft bill that would instruct the U.S. executive director at each of the multilateral development banks to vote against any project that provides a public subsidy to a private sector firm unless the subsidy is awarded using an open, competitive process or on an open-access basis, and for other purposes. (Rep. Waters)
  • H.R. ____, a draft bill that would authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to loan up to 15 billion Special Drawing Rights to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust or other special purpose vehicle at the International Monetary Fund to support climate change and pandemic resiliency in low- and middle-income member countries. (Rep. Waters)

Witness List

  • Daouda Sembene, Distinguished Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Global Development
  • Stephanie Segal, Senior Associate, Economics Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University
  • Kenneth Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, Harvard University

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  • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
  • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."



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