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Unformatted text preview: Determinants of FDI Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Sovereign Debt World Bank IMF POLSC 333: World Politics What Happens When The Big Guys are Broke? Sovereign Debt and the IMF Dr. Amanda Murdie October 26 POLSC 333: World Politics Determinants of FDI Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Sovereign Debt World Bank IMF Goals for Today 1 Finish our discussion of FDI & MNCs 2 Discuss sovereign borrowing and lending 1 problems with sovereign debt 3 The Role of the IMF POLSC 333: World Politics Determinants of FDI Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Sovereign Debt World Bank IMF Icebreaker Question Should we allow international institutions to control our health spending? which institutions? how about developing countries? POLSC 333: World Politics Determinants of FDI Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Sovereign Debt World Bank IMF IMF, World Bank and Health Care International Monetary Fund (IMF)- international institution - lender of last resort most of the loans tied to conditions (structural adjustments) some of the conditions include cutting health care programs 1990s - included encouraging cuts to HIV/AIDs testing and prevention in Africa World Bank - also provides loans to developing countries also ties loans to conditions fee-for-services - regardless of ability to pay mandated that Kenya impose charges of $2.15 for STD clinic services - attendance fell about 45% Is this ok ethically? Is this ok for political or nancial stability? POLSC 333: World Politics Determinants of FDI Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Sovereign Debt World Bank IMF IMF, World Bank and Health Care International Monetary Fund (IMF)- international institution - lender of last resort most of the loans tied to conditions (structural adjustments) some of the conditions include cutting health care programs 1990s - included encouraging cuts to HIV/AIDs testing and prevention in Africa World Bank - also provides loans to developing countries also ties loans to conditions fee-for-services - regardless of ability to pay mandated that Kenya impose charges of $2.15 for STD clinic services - attendance fell about 45% Is this ok ethically? Is this ok for political or nancial stability? POLSC 333: World Politics Determinants of FDI Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Sovereign Debt World Bank IMF IMF, World Bank and Health Care International Monetary Fund (IMF)- international institution - lender of last resort most of the loans tied to conditions (structural adjustments) some of the conditions include cutting health care programs 1990s - included encouraging cuts to HIV/AIDs testing and prevention in Africa World Bank - also provides loans to developing countries also ties loans to conditions fee-for-services - regardless of ability to pay mandated that Kenya impose charges of $2.15 for STD clinic services - attendance fell about 45% Is this ok ethically? Is this ok for political or nancial stability?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course POLSC 333 taught by Professor Aren during the Spring '11 term at Kansas State University.

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