The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Sovereign Wealth Funds

@article{Balin2010TheIO,
  title={The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Sovereign Wealth Funds},
  author={Brian J. Balin},
  journal={ERN: Debt; Debt Management (Topic)},
  year={2010}
}
  • B. Balin
  • Published 1 May 2010
  • Economics
  • ERN: Debt; Debt Management (Topic)
This paper analyses the effects of the recent global economic crisis upon sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). Since mid-2007, SWFs have experienced significant portfolio losses, a decline in fund inflows, and enhanced scrutiny from their own governments. SWFs have been utilised for sovereign stabilisation programs and have helped finance troubled Western banks. SWFs and the IMF have also created a set of best practices known as the Santiago Principles. From these developments, many SWFs have moved… 
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