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The argument for suspending debt payments for emerging economies throughout the pandemic

The economic fallout of the pandemic in most emerging and developing economies is likely to be far worse than the rest of the world. Image: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Kenneth Rogoff

Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Carmen M. Reinhart

Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

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