What lessons can we learn from 200 years of public debt?
Debt has a long and varied history. Image: REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Barry EichengreenProfessor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Asmaa El-GanainyDeputy Division Chief, Institute for Capacity Development (European and Middle Eastern Division), IMF
Rui EstevesAssociate Professor of International History, Graduate Institute Geneva
Kris James MitchenerProfessor, Santa Clara University
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