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The MMT Podcast with Patricia Pino & Christian Reilly

Jun 2, 2021

Patricia and Christian talk to Senegalese development economist and author Ndongo Samba Sylla about the political challenges facing countries with limited financial sovereignty and Africa’s last colonial currency - the CFA Franc.


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