IMF/CFD Conference: Financing for Development
16 – 17 April 2015 / Geneva / Graduate Institute, Geneva

Sustainable development in Low-Income Developing Countries requires a scaling up of investment in physical and social infrastructure. The post-2015 development agenda will require innovative strategies aimed at catalyzing domestic and external financing from the official and private sectors. The scientific committee welcomes submissions on the following topics:
Opportunities and risks of different sources of external financing
Assessing debt sustainability in LIDCs
Leveraging innovative development finance
Donor coordination
How to measure aid flows by traditional and new lenders
The political economy of aid and the emerging global aid architecture
Grants versus loans
Budget support versus project finance
The macroeconomic and social effects of aid
Long-term infrastructure finance
Domestic resource mobilization