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Zimbabwe
			: Staff Monitored Program

Zimbabwe : Staff Monitored Program »

Volume/Issue: 2013/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475539578.002

ISBN: 9781475539578

Keywords: external debt, payment arrears, debt relief, reserve bank, budget balance

This staff report for Zimbabwe highlights the key macroeconomic challenges of taking steps to improve fiscal and external sustainability and increase financial sector stability. Zimbabwe has made good progress in r...

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1 »

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069114.024

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

An International Debt Facility?

An International Debt Facility? »

Volume/Issue: 1988/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451923193.001

ISBN: 9781451923193

Keywords: debt relief, debtor country, debtor countries, bonds, debtor government

A common proposal designed to deal with the developing countries’ debt problem is that there be set up some kind of “international debt facility” which would buy up debt at a discount and then...

Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451957860.001

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...

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative »

Volume/Issue: 1997/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844108.001

ISBN: 9781451844108

Keywords: External Debt, Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative, stock-of-debt operation, debt reduction, debt relief, present value

The paper describes the debt burden of low-income countries and the traditional mechanisms that have been implemented by the international community to alleviate this burden. While these mechanisms are sufficient t...

Implicit Transfers in IMF Lending, 1973-2003

Implicit Transfers in IMF Lending, 1973-2003 »

Volume/Issue: 2005/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Priyadarshani Joshi , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860276.001

ISBN: 9781451860276

Keywords: subsidy, debt, debt relief, interest, repayment, loans, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We compute realized transfers implicit in IMF lending from 1973-2003, based on 2003 IMF repayment projections and promised debt relief. IMF lending rates to high-and middleincome countries fell short of industrial...

Sovereign Debt
			: A Survey of Some Theoretical and Policy Issues

Sovereign Debt : A Survey of Some Theoretical and Policy Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1993/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vivek Arora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451968170.001

ISBN: 9781451968170

Keywords: debt reduction, debt relief, debt crisis, debt servicing, sovereign debt

This paper surveys the literature on sovereign debt that deals with the issues of a country’s ability-to-pay, its willingness-to-pay, and the policy responses to the debt crisis of the 1980s. The existence o...

Implicit Transfers in IMF Lending, 1973-2003

Implicit Transfers in IMF Lending, 1973-2003 »

Source: Implicit Transfers in IMF Lending, 1973-2003

Volume/Issue: 2005/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Priyadarshani Joshi , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860276

Keywords: subsidy, debt, debt relief, interest, repayment, loans, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We compute realized transfers implicit in IMF lending from 1973-2003, based on 2003 IMF repayment projections and promised debt relief. IMF lending rates to high-and middleincome countries fell short of industrial...

An International Debt Facility?

An International Debt Facility? »

Source: An International Debt Facility?

Volume/Issue: 1988/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451923193

Keywords: debt relief, debtor country, debtor countries, bonds, debtor government

A common proposal designed to deal with the developing countries’ debt problem is that there be set up some kind of “international debt facility” which would buy up debt at a discount and then...

L’allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pays pauvres?

L’allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pays pauvres? »

Source: L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

L’initiative en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés (PPTE) lancée en 1996 par le FMI et la Banque mondiale a ravivé le débat sur le rapport entre l’emprunt extérieur et la croissance économique. L’objectif...