Financing Needs of Developing Countries in the Wake of Covid-19: The Role of Special Drawing Rights

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Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, developing countries have been exposed to massive withdrawals of capital flows. In this blogpost, PERI research assistant Esra Ugurlu discusses the financial challenges these countries face and considers what role the Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) of the IMF can play in easing the burden.

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