Financial Crisis Links

Financial Crisis and Africa

The World Bank’s page on the financial crisis and its effects on Africa. The institution's main focus is on responses to the crisis aimed at the real economy, such as infrastructure investments, social safety nets, private sector development and human capital.

Financial Crisis

The African Development Bank's (AfDB) webpage on the topic, detailing the institution’s response to the financial crisis and containing briefing notes and conference papers.

Financial Crisis

This page gathers the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) work on the financial crisis and includes links to key articles, documents, and background information.

Financial Stability Board (FSB)

The FSB has been established to address vulnerabilities and to develop and implement strong regulatory, supervisory and other policies in the interest of financial stability.


The G20 is the premier forum for our international economic development that promotes open and constructive discussion between industrial and emerging-market countries on key issues related to global economic stability.

The Global Crisis Debate

Established through a partnership with the UK government,’s Global Crisis Debate gathers the views of leading economists from around the world on what should be done to fix the global economy.

UN Commission on Financial Reforms (Stiglitz Commission)

Documents and background information on the Commission on Financial Reforms, established by the President of the United Nations General Assembly with the mandate to reflect on the causes of the crisis, assess impacts and suggest adequate responses.