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Sri Lanka: Loans, the economy and lenders

One One Things on donor conditionality in Sri Lanka. “The first is that loan conditionality has evolved over the last decade or so. In the 80’s and 90’s the World Bank and the IMF notoriously imposed loan conditionalities that have been at loggerheads with the interests of developing countries. I think their main fault was to assume that market imperfections in developing countries are much the same as those which affect developed countries. But there seems to have been a shift, which culminated in the Paris Declaration a couple of years ago.”

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