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Appendix I. The Role of the IMF

Appendix I. The Role of the IMF »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

The restructurings generally occurred while IMF arrangements were in place. 49 All eight countries had an IMF arrangement when they restructured th...

Appendix II. Outcomes of Recent Restructurings

Appendix II. Outcomes of Recent Restructurings »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

In September and October 1998, Ukraine restructured treasury bills equivalent to approximately $300 million and held by nonresidents into a two-year zero-coupon Eurobond with an ann...

Appendix III. Debt Decompositions in the Post-Restructuring Phase

Appendix III. Debt Decompositions in the Post-Restructuring Phase »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

This appendix provides an analysis of the comparison between the actual debt dynamics of the countries in their post-restructuring periods with the projections in the IMF staff repo...

Appendix IV Public Debt Ratios and Probabilities of Debt Crises

Appendix IV Public Debt Ratios and Probabilities of Debt Crises »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

We analyze the relationship between the probability of a crisis and the ratio of public debt to GDP using a pooled probit model on an unbalanced sample of 55 low- and middle-income...

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets »

Source: Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846447

Keywords: Bond spreads, debt crisis, bond, debt crises, sovereign bond, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Crises on external sovereign debt are typically defined as defaults. Such a definition accurately captures debt-servicing difficulties in the 1980s, a period of numerous defaults on bank loans. However, defining de...

Financial Crises and Emerging Market Trade1

Financial Crises and Emerging Market Trade1 »

Source: Financial Crises and Emerging Market Trade

Volume/Issue: 2009/04

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455280476

Keywords: Economic models, Emerging markets, Financial crisis, Export credits, Exports, Capital flows, Imports, International trade, Trade models, private capital

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I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

In the extreme circumstances where a restructuring of sovereign debt becomes unavoidable, an overarching objective is to restore the country’s debt to a sustainable path—a situation in which the borrower is...

II. Cross-Country Experience with Recent Sovereign Debt Restructurings

II. Cross-Country Experience with Recent Sovereign Debt Restructurings »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

To provide the context, the initial conditions that led to a restructuring of sovereign debt are examined; then the scope and salient features of the debt restructurings are reviewed; and, finally, the outco...

III. Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability

III. Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

Given the different initial conditions, scopes, and outcomes of each of the debt operations, this chapter attempts to examine the extent to which debt sustainability has been restored. However, assessing the...

Primary Surpluses and sustainable Debt Levels in Emerging Market Countries

Primary Surpluses and sustainable Debt Levels in Emerging Market Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2005/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Abdul Abiad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451975703.003

ISBN: 9781451975703

Keywords: Primary surplus;, public debt sustainability, debt, public debt, primary surplus, debt sustainability, interest rates, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

This paper aims to put some constraints on the way primary surpluses are projected when making assessments of public debt sustainability. Projections should be tied either to the country's historical track record i...