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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Essential Reading from the Institute

Policy Brief 13-31: Implementation of the Santiago Principles for Sovereign Wealth Funds: A Progress Report [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2013

Policy Brief 13-19: Progress on Sovereign Wealth Fund Transparency and Accountability: An Updated SWF Scoreboard [pdf]
by Allie E. Bagnall, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2013

Policy Brief 11-14: IFSWF Report on Compliance with the Santiago Principles: Admirable but Flawed Transparency [pdf]
by Allie E. Bagnall, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2011

Working Paper 11-12: Sovereign Wealth Funds: Is Asia Different? [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2011

Book: Sovereign Wealth Funds: Threat or Salvation?
by Edwin M. Truman
September 2010

Policy Brief 08-3: A Blueprint for Sovereign Wealth Fund Best Practices [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2008

Working Paper 09-10: A Tractable Model of Precautionary Reserves, Net Foreign Assets, or Sovereign Wealth Funds [pdf]
by Christopher D. Carroll, Johns Hopkins University
and Olivier Jeanne, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2009

Congressional Testimony: Sovereign Wealth Funds: New Challenges from a Changing Landscape
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology, Financial Services Committee, US House of Representatives
September 10, 2008

Op-ed: Four Myths about Sovereign Wealth Funds
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in VoxEU.org
August 14, 2008

Congressional Testimony: The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Impacts on US Foreign Policy and Economic Interests [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC
May 21, 2008

Policy Brief 07-6: Sovereign Wealth Funds: The Need for Greater Transparency and Accountability [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2007

Speech: Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Pose a Risk to the United States?
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC
February 25, 2008

Congressional Testimony: Sovereign Wealth Fund Acquisitions and Other Foreign Government Investments in the United States: Assessing the Economic and National Security Implications
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
November 14, 2007

Paper: A Scoreboard for Sovereign Wealth Funds [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the conference on China's Exchange Rate Policy
Peterson Institute
Washington, DC
October 19, 2007

Working Paper 08-2: Currency Undervaluation and Sovereign Wealth Funds: A New Role for the World Trade Organization [pdf]
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008