Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Tito Cordella , Luca Ricci , and Marta Ruiz-Arranz
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2005
Keywords: Growth, Debt Overhang, Debt Irrelevance, HIPCs, external debt, public debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,
Do Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) suffer from a debt overhang? Is debt relief going to improve their growth rates? To answer these important questions, we look at how the debt-growth relationship varies wit...