In this final episode of Intersections, Brahima Sangafowa Coulibaly, senior fellow and director of the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings, and Lemma Senbet, William E. Mayer chair professor of finance at the University of Maryland, explain why national debts in sub-Saharan Africa have risen in recent years, the challenges of sustainably financing economic development, and the role of multilateral development banks in solving Africa’s massive infrastructure gap.
- Looming debt crisis in Africa: Myth or reality?
- Event: Is sub-Saharan Africa facing another systemic sovereign debt crisis?
- Reconciling financing needs and rising debt levels
This is the final episode of Intersections. Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo, Chris McKenna, Brennan Hoban, Fred Dews, and Camilo Ramirez for all their support.
Intersections is part of the Brookings Podcast Network