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External Finance for Low-Income Countries

External Finance for Low-Income Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451957198.071

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

Edited by Zubair Iqbal and Ravi Kanbur, this volume consists of papers presented at a joint IMF and World Bank conference on external financing for low-income countries. The primary focus was on the impact of exter...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2016
			: Debt: Use It Wisely

Fiscal Monitor, October 2016 : Debt: Use It Wisely »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513560601.089

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Market economies, Public debt, Fiscal space, Development, Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, financial crisis, recovery

Drawing on an expanded data set covering emerging markets and low-income countries as well as advanced economies, this issue examines the extent and makeup of global debt and asks what role fiscal policy can play i...

Sovereign Debt Relief Schemes and Welfare

Sovereign Debt Relief Schemes and Welfare »

Source: Sovereign Debt Relief Schemes and Welfare

Volume/Issue: 1992/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

ISBN: 9781451920758

Keywords: debt, creditor, debt overhang, debtor country

This paper shows that concerted debt reduction may be welfare-improving even when the investment disincentive effect of a debt overhang is not large enough to place the debtor country on the wrong side of the debt...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484347607

Keywords: debt overhang, global trade, monetary fund, inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Dutch economy continues to improve, supported by exports, rising housing prices, and improving sentiment. Exports are rising on expanding global trade, but cons...

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director and Jeske De Lint, Advisor to the Executive Director for Kingdom of the Netherlands - Netherlands, December 3, 2014

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director and Jeske De Lint, Advisor to the Executive Director for Kingdom of the Netherlands - Netherlands, December 3, 2014 »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484347607

Keywords: debt overhang, global trade, monetary fund, inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Dutch economy continues to improve, supported by exports, rising housing prices, and improving sentiment. Exports are rising on expanding global trade, but cons...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Netherlands

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Netherlands »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484347607

Keywords: debt overhang, global trade, monetary fund, inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Dutch economy continues to improve, supported by exports, rising housing prices, and improving sentiment. Exports are rising on expanding global trade, but cons...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484347607

Keywords: debt overhang, global trade, monetary fund, inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Dutch economy continues to improve, supported by exports, rising housing prices, and improving sentiment. Exports are rising on expanding global trade, but cons...

Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies

Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies »

Source: Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies

Volume/Issue: 1989/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 1989

ISBN: 9781451957860

Keywords: debt overhang, debtor country, foreign debt, debt relief, debt service

This paper evaluates the effect of foreign debt on investment in a heavily-indebted country, using numerical simulations of a simple rational expectations growth model. Two particular effects are distinguished. Fir...

International Commodity Price Shocks, Democracy, and External Debt

International Commodity Price Shocks, Democracy, and External Debt »

Source: International Commodity Price Shocks, Democracy, and External Debt

Volume/Issue: 2010/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Bruckner , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451963427

Keywords: Debt Policy, Political Institutions, debt overhang, debt default, total external debt,

We examine the effects that international commodity price shocks have on external debt using panel data for a world sample of 93 countries spanning the period 1970-2007. Our main finding is that positive commodity...

Debt Overhang, Debt Reduction and Investment

Debt Overhang, Debt Reduction and Investment »

Source: Debt Overhang, Debt Reduction and Investment : The Case of the Philippines

Volume/Issue: 1990/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1990

ISBN: 9781451956535

Keywords: debt reduction, debt overhang, foreign debt, investment function, real interest rate

While there is a substantial body of literature on the effects of 'debt overhang' on investment in heavily-indebted countries, there is surprisingly little empirical work available on this subject. This paper tests...