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Rui Esteves is Associate Professor of International History at the Graduate Institute Geneva. He previously held academic positions at the University of Oxford, and Simon Fraser University. He specialised in monetary and financial history, straddling the fields of international finance, institutional economics, and public finance. His research provides perspective on the globalisation of finance, financial crises, sovereign debt, financial market architecture, the choice of exchange rate regimes, and emigrant remittances, as well as rent-seeking, and corruption in public office.
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The history of sovereign debt evolved over time along with the purposes for which governments borrowed: first State-building, then public-good provision, and most recently social welfare and entitleme...