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Jasmin Buttar |

The 2018 edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS) has just been published. IDS 2018 presents statistics and analysis on the external debt and financial flows (debt and equity) of the world’s…

World Bank Data Team |

As a counterpoint to grim forecasts coming out of Europe, I am hopeful that we can anticipate an Asian century where China will grow dynamically for another 20 years. Yet there are caveats to this…

Justin Yifu Lin |

China’s massive stimulus spending has raised widespread concerns about local government finances. Local governments have ramped up infrastructure spending since late 2008, while they are also…

Louis Kuijs |